Pleopeltis bombycina is a species of herb in the family Polypody. It is native to Acre (Brazil), Amazônia, Pará, Roraima, Bahia, Amazônia, Rondônia, Mata Atlântica, and Mato Grosso. It is a photoautotroph.
Definition: Non-woody plants growing attached to external support without contact to the ground. Non-woody hemiepiphytes either germinate on other plants and then establish roots in the ground, or germinate on the ground and later disconnect from the soil