Adiantum caudatum L.

Trailing Maidenhair

Frond to 50 cm long, lying horizontally. Blades narrowly lanceolate in outline, divided once, often rooting at the tip. Segments finely hairy, to about 2 cm long, 1 cm wide, mostly fan-shaped. Sori moon-shaped to oblong, about 5 on each segment.

Needs shelter and warmth.

Old World tropics

Fronds often rooting at the tip; segments hairy.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Adiantaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Pteridaceae
genus       Adiantum L.