Adiantum capillus-veneris L.

Common name

English: Common Maidenhair Fern

German: Frauenhaarfarn

Portuguese: Cabelo-de-V├ęnus

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Pteridaceae (7)

          Genus: Adiantum (2)

           Epithet: capillus-veneris L. (1)

capillus-veneris => venus hair; from 'capillus' (hair) and 'veneris' (genitive of Venus)

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Adiantum capillus-veneris at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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