Adiantum paraense

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Taxonavigation: Polypodiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pteridophyta
Classis: Polypodiopsida
Ordo: Polypodiales

Familia: Pteridaceae
Subfamilia: Vittarioideae
Genus: Adiantum
Species: Adiantum paraense



Adiantum paraense Hieron., Hedwigia 48: 233 (1909).

  • Typus: Brazil: Amazonasgebiet, Baião, ad ripas amnis Tocantins in provincia Grão Pará Stübel 1144 (Holotype: B 20 0005862).


  • Heterotypic
    • Adiantum amazonicum A.R.Sm., Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77: 260 (1990).
      • Type: Venezuela. Territorio Federal Amazonas: Dpto. Atabapo, SE bank of middle part of Caňo Yagua at Cucurital de Yagua, 03°36'N, 66°34'W, ca. 120 m, 8 May 1979, evergreen forest with Leopoldinia palms very dominant, Davidse, Huber & Tillett 17429 (Holotype: UC; isotypes: MO, VEN).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Northern South America
      • Venezuela.
    • Regional: Western South America
      • Bolivia.
    • Regional: Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast (Maranhão), Brazil North (Amazonas, Amapá, Pará, Roraima, Rondônia).

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



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