Adiantum

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Contains 7 accepted taxa overall.

Family:PTERIDACEAE
Common Name:MAIDENHAIR FERN
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order POLYPODIALES
FamilyPTERIDACEAE
Genus Adiantum

Citation

Citation ADIANTUM Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1094. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Adiantum capillus-veneris Linnaeus Lectotypified by J. Smith, Hist. Filicum 274. 1875.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Adiantum anceps DOUBLE-EDGE MAIDENHAIR
Adiantum capillus-veneris VENUS'-HAIR FERN; SOUTHERN MAIDENHAIR; COMMON MAIDENHAIR
Adiantum caudatum TAILED MAIDENHAIR
Adiantum melanoleucum FRAGRANT MAIDENHAIR
Adiantum tenerum BRITTLE MAIDENHAIR
Adiantum trapeziforme DIAMOND MAIDENHAIR
Adiantum villosum WOOLLY MAIDENHAIR

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Hewardia Hewardia J. Smith, J. Bot. (Hooker) 3: 432. 1841. TYPE: Hewardia adiantoides J. Smith
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