Diplazium longicarpum   (Kodama)

Hahajima Wood Fern
(Diplazium longicarpum)

syn. -


Japan: Hahajima / Ogasawara Islands

local name: -

size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

The only known popluation of this fern species was restricted to a small valley in the northern part of Hahajima Island, with a specific, semimoist microclimate.

This tiny population was completely destroyed when the upper part of this valley was buried by road construction.


- Tod F. Stuessy; Mikio Ono: Evolution and Speciation of Island Plants. Cambridge University Press, 1998