Galactodenia vareschii A.R.Sm. & Mostacero

, Syst. Bot. 37(2): 346, f.2,4 (2012).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Systematic Botany; Quarterly Journal of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists
37(2): 346, f.2,4
Date of Publication
26 Apr 2012
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
L. E. Ruiz-Terán & S. López-Palacios 6561a
Mérida, Distrito Campo Elías, Llano Componedero, arriba de la Piedra de Pirela, Páramo de Pozo Negro, un sector del gran Páramo de San José, alt. 3170 m
Collection Date
18 Dec 1971
Type Herbaria
holotype MERF
isotype NY
isotype UC
isotype US
Distribution Of Types
Venezuela (Northern South America, Southern America)


Eponymy: Galactodenia vareschii is named in honor of Volkmar Vareschi (1906–1991), in recognition of his contributions to the taxonomy of Venezuelan ferns and lycophytes. doi:10.1600/036364412X635395


Basionym of
Grammitis vareschii (A.R.Sm. & Mostacero) Christenh., Global Fl. 4: 50 (2018).