Cyathea grayumii Rojas (2001: 454)

Lehnert, Marcus, 2011, Species of Cyathea in America related to the western Pacific species C. decurrens, Phytotaxa 26, pp. 39-59 : 50

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Cyathea grayumii Rojas (2001: 454)


19. Cyathea grayumii Rojas (2001: 454) . Type:— HONDURAS. Atlántida: Cordillera Nombre de Dios, Fila de La Lora , bordering Refugio de Vida Silvestre Texíguat , between Quebrada El Manchón and Quebrada San José, both flowing to the NW and their confluence with the Río Cuero , ca. 2 km N of El Manchón , 15º28´N, 87º07´30”W, 800–900 m, 10 August 1997, Evans, Grayum & Chinchilla 2746 (holotype MO, isotype UC) GoogleMaps .

Distribution and habitat: — Honduras, Belize, in ridge-top vegetation at 350–1040 m.

Remarks: —This species looks like a larger version of the sympatric Cyathea austroamericana and resembles C. rojasiana and C. lindigii in the size and shape of the pinnules.


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