Elaphoglossum stenophyllum (Sodiro) Diels 1899,

Almeida, Thais Elias & Salino, Alexandre, 2015, Thirteen new records of ferns from Brazil, Biodiversity Data Journal 3, pp. 4421-4421: 4421

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Elaphoglossum stenophyllum (Sodiro) Diels 1899


Elaphoglossum stenophyllum (Sodiro) Diels 1899  LSID 


Elaphoglossum stenophyllum  (Sodiro) Diels, Nat. Pfanzenfam. 1(4): 333. 1899. Acrostichum stenophyllum  Sodiro, Crypt. Vasc. Quit. 468. 1893. Type: Ecuador, Sodiros.n. (US). Fig. 10.


Type status: Other material. Occurrence: catalogNumber: BHCB 144743; recordNumber: T.E. Almeida 2620; recordedBy: T.E. Almeida & A. Salino; Taxon: taxonID: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:17105590-1; scientificName: Elaphoglossumstenophyllum (Sodiro) Diels; kingdom: Plantae; class: Polypodiopsida; order: Polypodiales; family: Dryopteridaceae; genus: Elaphoglossum; specificEpithet: stenophyllum; scientificNameAuthorship: (Sodiro) Diels; Location: continent: South America; country: Brazil; countryCode: BR; stateProvince: Acre; municipality: Mâncio Lima; locality: Parque Nacional da Serra do Divisor, Serra do Moa , trail to Cachoeira Formosa ; verbatimElevation: 273 m; minimumElevationInMeters: 273; verbatimCoordinates: 07°24'31"S, 73°39'51"W; verbatimLatitude: 07°24'31"S; verbatimLongitude: 73°39'51"W; decimalLatitude: -7.408611; decimalLongitude: -73.664167; geodeticDatum: WGS84; Identification: identifiedBy: A. Salino; dateIdentified: 2011-12; Event: eventDate: 2010-12-14; year: 2010; month: 12; day: 14; Record Level: type: specimen; language: Portuguese; collectionCode: BHCBGoogleMaps 


Previously known distribution: Ecuador and Peru ( Tryon et al. 1991). Fig. 11.


Occurs as epiphyte or terrestrial in wet forest.

Taxon discussion

According to Tryon et al. (1991), this species resembles Elaphoglossum tectum  (Willd.) T.Moore but differs from it by having glandular dots in the abaxial surface instead of stellate trichomes.