Diplazium longicarpum (Kodama)
|Hahajima Wood Fern
Japan: Hahajima / Ogasawara Islands
|local name: -|
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