Asplenium leucostegioides   (Baker)


 
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East Maui Necklace Spleenwort
(Asplenium leucostegioides)

 
syn. Diellia leucostegioides ((Baker) W. H. Wagner)

 
distribution:

Hawai'i Islands: Maui

 
local name: -

 
size: (?)

extinction date: last seen sometimes before 1879

 
This species was described from a herbarium specimen, which was collected sometimes before the year 1879 in the east part of the island of Maui.

The fern was never found again.

 
References:

- Ruth Aguraiuja: Population status of five Hawaiian endemic fern taxa within the genus Diellia (Aspleniaceae). CBM:s Skriftserie 3: 7-24. Uppsala 2001
- Neil Snow; Tom A. Ranker; David H. Lorence: Taxonomic changes in Hawaiian ferns and lycophytes. in Neal L. Evenhuis & Lucius G. Eldredge: Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 2009-2010. Bishop Occasional Papers 110: 5-10. 2011