Pityrogramma opalescens Sundue

, Amer. Fern J. 101(4): 253, figs. 1-3 (2012).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:60458648-2
Publication
American Fern Journal; a quarterly devoted to ferns.
Collation
101(4): 253, figs. 1-3
Date of Publication
dt. 2011; issued 12 Apr 2012
Family as entered in IPNI
Adiantaceae

Type Information

Collector Team
J. E. Ramos, P. A. Silverstone & L. H. Ramos 1523
Locality
Municipio San Jose ́ del Palmar, Cerro del Torra ́, abajo del helipuerto en un antiguo alug, y a la orilla del bosque, vereda de Rı ́o Negro, alt. 1700 m
Collection Date
25 Aug 1988
Type Herbaria
holotype CUVC
isotype COL
isotype NY
Latitude
4° 46' N
Longitude
76° 29' W
Distribution Of Types
Chocó (Colombia, Western South America, Southern America)
Type Remarks
Holotype: CUVC-n.v., Isotypes: COL-n.v., NY!; photos of CUVC and COL at NY)

Remarks

Etymology: The name ‘‘opalescens’’ is derived from the iridescent mineral opal, which the spores of Pityrogramma opalescens resemble when they reflect light. doi:10.1640/0002-8444-101.4.252