Asplenium ascensionis

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Asplenium ascensionis
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Aspleniaceae
Genus: Asplenium
Species: A. ascensionis
Binomial name
Asplenium ascensionis

Asplenium ascensionis is a species of fern in the Aspleniaceae family. It is endemic to Ascension Island. Its natural habitats are receding due to introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Lambdon, P.W.; Stroud, S.; Gray, A.; Niissalo, M. & Renshaw, O. (2012). "Asplenium ascensionis". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012: e.T43918A2989782. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2012-1.RLTS.T43918A2989782.en. Retrieved 8 November 2017.