Asplenium auritum Swartz. Phen: Jan-Dec. Hab: Epiphytic in hammocks, strand swamps, especially on Quercus virginiana, Fraxinus cubensis, and Annona glabra. Dist: FL peninsula (north to Flagler County); West Indies; Mexico (CHP, HGO, OAX, PUE, QRO, SLP, TAB, VER) south through Central America to South America.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Taxonomy Comments: "A detailed biosystematic study of the complex … is needed" (Kessler & Smith 2018).
Synonymy: = FNA2, Meso1, Mex, Sf, Kessler & Smith (2018); < Asplenium erosum L. – Fl1, K3, K4, S13, WH3