Gastoniella ascensionis

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Taxonavigation: Polypodiales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pteridophyta
Classis: Polypodiopsida
Ordo: Polypodiales

Familia: Pteridaceae
Subfamilia: Pteridoideae
Genus: Gastoniella
Species: Gastoniella ascensionis



Gastoniella ascensionis (Hook.) Li Bing Zhang & Liang Zhang, Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 109: 67 (2016).


  • Basionym
    • Grammitis ascensionis Hook., Hooker's Icon. Pl. 10: t. 967 (1854).
  • Homotypic
    • Gymnogramma ascensionis (Hook.) Hook., Sp. Fil. 5: 137 (1864).
    • Anogramma ascensionis (Hook.) Diels in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1(4): 258 (1899).
    • Pityrogramma ascensionis (Hook.) Domin, Spisy Přír. Fak. Karlovy Univ. 1928, 9: 48 (1929).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Middle Atlantic Ocean
      • Ascension.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

Note: Regarded as extinct but rediscovered in 2009.



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