Vittaria longipes

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Vittaria longipes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Vittaria
Species: V. longipes
Binomial name
Vittaria longipes

Vittaria longipes is a fern species in the subfamily Vittarioideae of the family Pteridaceae.[1] It is endemic to Ecuador. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  1. ^ Christenhusz et al., 2011 Maarten J. M. Christenhusz, Xian-Chun Zhang & Herald Scheider: "A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns," Phytotaxa, 19: 7-54 (18 Feb. 2011)
  2. ^ Navarrete, H. & Pitman, N. 2003. Vittaria longipes. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Archived June 27, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. Downloaded on 24 August 2007.