Asplenium ascensionis

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

Asplenium ascensionis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Class: Polypodiopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Suborder: Aspleniineae
Family: Aspleniaceae
Genus: Asplenium
A. ascensionis
Binomial name
Asplenium ascensionis


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