The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Adiantum lianxianense Ching & Y.X.Ling in Y.X.Ling, 1980



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

IUCN RedList status: Extinct


May have been rediscovered (fide Mounce et al., 2018).



Guangdong, China


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Ching & Y. X. Lin in Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica Number 18 (1):pp. 102-103. 1980.


Other references:

China Plant Specialist Group. (2004). Adiantum lianxianense. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. ( Downloaded on 20 April 2014.

Mounce, Ross et al. (2018). Comparing and contrasting threat assessments of plant species at the global and sub‑global level. Biodivers. Conserv. 27: 907-930.


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