Native Plants
 

Adiantum alleniae

CR
Critically Endangered
Malaysia Plant Red List
Peninsular Malaysia 2021
CR
Critically Endangered
Peninsular Malaysia Plant Red List *
2020
* Assessed according to the IUCN Red List Categories & Criteria Version 3.1
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SSN 65398
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Adiantum alleniae is a type of fern which has the lithophyte characteristic as it grows on vertical limestone cliffs in moss surrounded by tall forest. The rhizome is short and erect while the fronds can grow up to 36 cm long and 3.3 cm wide. It is only known in Perak, Peninsular Malaysia at the moment due to insufficient data. This species is named after the collector, who is Betty Molesworth Allen (Lindsay, 2018).

Habits

  Part Habit
 
Lithophytes   —   Plants that grow in or on rocks

Assessment

Year Published Assessment Red List Category Version
2021 Malaysia Plant Red List
Critically Endangered (CR)
Peninsular Malaysia
N/A
2020 Peninsular Malaysia Plant Red List
Critically Endangered (CR)
N/A
2018 Malaysia Plant Red List
Data Deficient (DD)
N/A

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Johnny Gisil, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Nur Farahin Binti Mustafa & Mr. Tan Kok Kiat

Species Citation :- Adiantum alleniae. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/65398. [Retrieved 06 July 2022].

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