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Feather Fern

Pteris adscensionis

Type: Endemic Plant | Status: Critically Endangered | Nativeness: Endemic


P. adscensionis is a small to medium-sized fern forming shuttlecock shaped tufts up to 80 cm tall. Generally found growing in rock crevices or on cliffs in sheltered valleys around the foot slopes of Green Mountain.

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