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Fan maidenhair fern (Adiantum tenerum)

Suplir rumpun or fan maidenhair fern (Adiantum tenerum) is a plant species in Pteridaceae, light green leaves, pinnate, fan-shaped, bald, curved or independent, growing mainly in the lowlands and able to adapt well in clay, lime, moist soil and shade.

A. tenerum includes annual shrubs with rhizomes that propagate in growing media, branched and alternating fronds, grow curved or hang between vertical or gentle slopes and on horizontal ground surfaces.

Dlium Fan maidenhair fern (Adiantum tenerum)

The stem is a leaf bone, sturdy but easily bent or broken, smooth and black in color. Branched stems with alternating rules, tend to zig-zag on each branch and end on a leaf blade at the end of the stem.

The leaves gather at the end of the stem, of medium size compared to other species in the genus, 65 cm long and nearly the same width, fan-shaped strands, smooth surface, jagged edges and bright green or green.

Fan maidenhair ferns are naturally found growing on sloping soil on river banks, ponds, padding walls, walls or piles of rock as long as there is humus that is moist and protected from sunlight.



Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Tracheophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida
Subclass: Polypodiidae
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Subfamily: Vittarioideae
Genus: Adiantum
Species: Adiantum tenerum

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