Rhizome short-creeping, profusely branched. Fronds 15-30 cm long, divided 3 times at the base, twice in upper part, pale green at first. Blade ovate to narrowly triangular in outline, the branches and segments well separated. Stalks red-brown. Segments fan-shaped, to about 7 mm long and wide, well separated, deeply cut, dark green. Indusia round to kidney-shaped.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Cultivars of this species are sometimes grown.
C & S America.
Dark green, open fronds with deeply cut segments.
Source: (1995). Adiantaceae. In: . 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.