Cheilanthes myriophylla Desv.

Rhizome thick; scales dark. Fronds to 45 cm long, in a clump, divided 3 or mostly 4 times. Blade more or less ovate-lanceolate in outline. Stalk mostly shorter than the blade, with pale hairs and some scales. Segments beadlike, well separated, upper surface hairless or with a few hairs, lower surface with white to rusty-brown scales.

Needs shelter and warmth.

Mexico, C &S America.

Beadlike segments.

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       Cheilanthes Sw.