Taxon profile


Maidenhair Fern
Adiantum capillus-veneris L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Polypodiales »  family Pteridaceae »  genus Adiantum - maidenhair fern

Scientific synonyms

Adianthum capillus-veneris L.
Adianthum capillus
Adiantum modestum Underwood
Adiantum capillus-veneris var. modestum (Underwood) Fern.
Adiantum capillus-veneris var. protrusum Fern.

Other names

= Common Maidenhair
= Common Maidenhair Fern
= Southern Maiden-hair
= Southern Maidenhair-fern
= Venus Hair
= Venus Hairfern

Least Concern LC


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Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Adiantum capillus-veneris L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Danin A.: Flora and Vegetation of Israel [] [as Adiantum capillus-veneris]
Data retrieved on: 26 February 2009
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Adiantum capillus-veneris L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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