Adiantum venustum D.Don.

Rhizome thin, long-creeping. Fronds to 30 cm or so long, divided 3-4 times. Stalks mostly less than one-third the total length. Blades triangular to ovate in outline, arching, deciduous. Segments fan-shaped, outer margins toothed, terminal ones with mostly 1 or 2 indusia, slightly waxy blue below.

Will tolerate cool conditions.


Fronds mostly less than 35 cm long; segments with 1 or 2 indusia.

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.