Adiantum tenerum

Species:  Adiantum tenerum

English Name:  Brittle Maidenhair Fern

Chinese Name: 脆鐵線蕨

Family:  Adiantaceae


Grows in a creeping position, leaves are pinnate, fan-shaped, glabrous, arching or pendent about as long as broad.

Medium size growing up to 60cm tall.


© 2011 Aaron Carlson

© 2011 Aaron Carlson







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–  Department of Gardens and Green Areas, Civic and Municipal Affairs Bureau of Macao Special Administrative Region, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Science 2005. Flora of Macao (Volume 1). Macao, SAR: Author