First record of Thelypteris villosa (Link) C. F. Reed (Thelypteridaceae) from Northeast Brazil

Until recently, Thelypteris villosa (Link) C. F. Reed, a rare species, was thought to be endemic to the Atlantic Forest in the state of Rio de Janeiro. This species is reported for the first time for Northeast of Brazil (Bahia), which helps increase what is known about this taxon.

Thelypteris; ferns; Atlantic Forest; Bahia State

Sociedade Botânica do Brasil SCLN 307 - Bloco B - Sala 218 - Ed. Constrol Center Asa Norte CEP: 70746-520 Brasília/DF - Alta Floresta - MT - Brazil