Family Lindsaeaceae, genus Adiantum;
world species list.


By Michael Hassler and Brian Swale.      

A list of the species of the genus Adiantum, giving current name, authority, synonyms, published references, geographic distribution and (sometimes) illustrations.
Please note: an asterisk * in the distribution list means that the species is exotic to the country named.
005.00 Class Filicopsida
		Trivial names: Ferns
		Statistics: 15 orders, 53 families, 310 genera, 9300-10700 species 
		[11501 species and 454 hybrids listed.
027.000 Order Pteridales
		Statistics: 10 families, 53 genera, 1065-1300 spp. [1358 species and 42 hybrids listed]
030.0000 Family Adiantaceae (C. Presl) Ching; Sunyatsenia 5: 229 (1940) nom. cons.
		Statistics: 1 genus, 150-200 spp. [220 species and 3 hybrids listed]
		Revision date: 20.07.2001
		= Dennstaedtiaceae subfam. Adiantoideae (C. Presl) R. Tryon; Amer. Fern J. 76: 
		184 (1987)
		Revision date: 20.07.2001

030.0001 Adiantum L.; Gen. Pl. 782. (1737) & Spec. plant. 2. 1094 (1753) Trivial names: Maidenhair Ferns Statistics: 150-200 spp. worldwide, mostly Andes [220 species and 3 hybrids listed] Revision date: 20.07.2001 = Hewardia J. Smith; Jour. Bot. (Hook.) 3: 432 (1841) = Adiantellum Presl; Tent. Pterid. 157 (1836) = Apotomia Fée; Gen. Fil. 112 (1850-52) = Mesopleuria Moore; Ind. Fil. XXXVI (1857) Adiantum abscissum Schrad.; Gött. gel. Anz (1824) 872 Adiantum aculeolatum Alderw.; Bull. Dépt. agric. Ind. néerl. 18. 10 (1908) Adiantum adiantoides (J. Sm.) C. Chr.; Ind. 23 (1905) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum aethiopicum L.; Syst. Nat. ed. X. 2. 1329 (1759) Trivial names: Common maidenhair, true maidenhair Adiantum alarconianum Gaud.; Voy. Bonite Bot. t. 99 (1846) Adiantum aleuticum (Rupr.) C.A.Paris; Rhodora 93(874): 112 (1991) Trivial names: Aleutian Maidenhair Fern Adiantum amazonicum A. R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77(2): 260 (1990) Adiantum amblyopteridium Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca [Mem. New York Adiantum amelianum Glaziou; Bak., Journ. Bot. 309 (1882) Adiantum anceps Maxon & Morton; Amer. Fern Journ. 24: 15 (1934) Remarks: platyphyllum agg. Adiantum andicola Liebm.; Vid. Selsk. Skr. V. 1. 266 (seors 114) (1849) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum aneitense Carr.; Seem. Fl. Vit. 346 (1873) Adiantum angustatum Kaulf.; Enum. 202 (1824) Adiantum annamense Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 6: 315 (1957) Adiantum atroviride Bostock; Fl. Australia 48: 707 (1998) Adiantum balfourii Bak.; Hook. Ic. pl. t. 1630 (1886) Remarks: philippense agg. Adiantum bellum Moore; Gard. Chr. n. s. 11. 172 t 24 (1879) Adiantum bessoniae Jenm.; W. Ind. and Guiana Ferns 96 (1899) Adiantum blumenavense Rosenst.; Festschr. Alb. v. Bamberg 57 (1905) Adiantum boliviense Christ & Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 6. 230 (1908) Adiantum bonatianum Brause; Hedwigia 64. 206 t. 4 f. K (1914) var. subaristatum Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 6: 338 (1957) Adiantum bonii Christ; Journ. de Bot 8. 150 (1894) Adiantum brasiliense Raddi; Pl. Bras. 1. 57 t. 76 (1825) Chr. 141 Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum braunii Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 86. 75 (1869) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum breviserratum (Ching) Ching & Y.X.Lin; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18(1): 104 (1980) Adiantum cajennense Willd.; Kl. Linn. 18. 552 (1844) (cayennense) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum calcareum Gaertn.; Hook. Ic. pl. t. 467 (1842) Adiantum capillus-junonis Rupr.; Distr. Cr. vasc. Ross. 49 (1845) Adiantum capillus-veneris L.; Sp. 2. 1096 (1753) Trivial names: Southern maidenhair, Venus-hair fern, Venushaar Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. var. trifidum (Willd.) Béguinot var. modestum Fern. var. protrusum Fern. Adiantum caryotideum Christ; Bull. Soc. bot. Geneve 11. 1. 230, fig (1909) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum caudatum L.; Mant. 308 (1771) Trivial names: Trailing maidenhair Remarks: philippense agg. Adiantum celebicum Christ; Verh. Nat. Ges. Basel 11. 428 (1896) Adiantum chienii Ching; Sinenisia 1. 50 (1930) Adiantum chilense Kaulf.; Enum. 207 (1824) var. subsulphureum (J.Remy) Giudice; Hickenia 2(24): 112 (1995) Adiantum christii Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 12. 166 (1913) Adiantum comoroense (Tardieu) Verdc.; Kew Bull. 46(2): 272 (1991) Adiantum concinnum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. 6. 451 (1810) Trivial names: Common Maidenhair Fern, Brittle maidenhair Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum cordatum Maxon; Amer. Fern Journ. 121. 136 (1931) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum coreanum Tagawa; Acta Phytotax. 1. 159 (1932) Adiantum crespianum Bosco; Nuov. Giorn. Bot. Ital. ser. 2. 45: 148. t.10(2) (1938) Adiantum cuneatiforme C. Chr.; Kungl. Svenska Vetens. akad. Handl. ser. 3. 16(2): 63. t.14(8-10) (1937) Adiantum cunninghamii Hook.; Sp. 2. 52 t. 86 Adiantum cupreum Copel.; Leaflets Phil. Bot. 4. 1152 (1911) Adiantum curvatum Kaulf.; Enum. 202 (1804) Adiantum davidii Franch.; Nouv. Arch. Mus. 11. 10. 112 (1887) var. longispinum Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 6: 333 (1957) Adiantum decoratum Maxon & Weatherby; Amer. Journ. Bot. 19. 165 (1932) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum deflectens Mart.; Ic. Cr. Bras. 94 (1834) Remarks: philippense agg. Adiantum deltoideum Sw.; Prod. 134 (1788) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum diaphanum Bl.; Enum. 215 (1828) Trivial names: Filmy maidenhair, Small maidenhair Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum digitatum Presl; Tent. 159. (1836), nomen, ex Hook., Sp. 2. 38 (1851) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum diphyllum (Fée) Maxon; Amer. Fern Journ. 21. 137 (1931) Adiantum discretodenticulatum V.Marcano; Acta Bot. Venez. 15(3-4): 120 (1988-89 publ. 1990) Adiantum dissimulatum Jenm.; Gard. Chr. 111. 16. 656 (1894) Adiantum dolosum Kze.; Linn. 21. 219 (1848) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum edgeworthii Hook.; Sp. Fil. 2 14. t. 81 B (1851) Adiantum elegantulum Maxon; Contr. Gray Herb. 165: 70. t. 5 (1947) Adiantum erylliae Tardieu & C. Chr.; Notul. Syst. [Paris] 6: 172. t.1(1-2) (1938) Adiantum erythrochlamys Diels; Engl. Jahrb. 29. 201 (1900) var. hunanense C.M.Zhang; Keys Vasc. Pl. Wuling Mourit. (ed. W.T.Wang & al.): 563 (1995) Adiantum excisum Kze.; Linn. 9. 82 (1834) Adiantum feei Moore; Fée, 7 mem. 29 t. 24 f. 1 (1857) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum fengianum Ching; Bull. Fan Mem. Inst. Biol. ser. 2. 1: 267 (1949) Adiantum fimbriatum Christ; Bull. Soc. Fr. 62 Mém. 1. 62 (1905) var. shensiense (Ching) Ching & Y.X.Lin; Fl. Reipubl. Popul. Sin. 3(1): 207 (1990) Adiantum flabellulatum L.; Sp. 2. 1095 (1753) Adiantum flabellum C. Chr.; Cat. Pl. Mad. Pter. 50 (1931) [nomen, Dansk Bot. Ark. 7. 123 t. 48 (1932) Remarks: reniforme agg. Adiantum formosanum Tagawa; Journ. Jap. Bot. 14: 315 (1938) Adiantum formosum R. Br.; Prod. Fl. N. HoII. 155 (1810) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum fossarum Rojas Acosta; Bull. Géogr. Bot. 28. 156 (1918) Adiantum fournieri Copel.; Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 11. 367 (1929) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum fragile Sw.; Prod. 135 (1788) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. var. rigidulum (Mett. ex Kuhn) Proctor; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53: 143 (1989) Adiantum fructuosum Kze.; Spreng. Syst. 4. 113 (1827) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum fuliginosum Fée; Gen. 116 (1850-52) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum fulvum Raoul; Choix de Plantes 9 (1846) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum galeottianum Hook.; Sp. 2. 10 t. 80B (1851) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum gertrudis Espin.; Verhand. Deutsch. Wiss. Ver. Santiago Chile Ber.2. 3: 67. t.1-4 (1937) Adiantum gibbosum Roemer; Kuhn, Jahrb. bot. Gart. Berlin 1. 344 (1881) Adiantum gingkoides C. Chr.; Bull. Mus. Paris 11. 6. 100 (1934) Adiantum glabrum Copel.; Occ. Pap. Bishop Mus. 14: 67. t. 18 (1938) Adiantum glareosum Lindm.; Ark. för Bot. 1. 202 t. 9 f. 5 (1903) Adiantum glaucescens Kl.; Linn. 18. 562 (1844) Adiantum glaucinum Kze.; Ettingsh., Farnkr. 82 t. 48 f. 7 (1865) Adiantum glaziovii Bak.; Journ. Bot. 309 (1882) Adiantum gomphophyllum Bak.; Ann. Bot. 8, 124 (1894) Adiantum gracile Fée; Gen. 116 (1850-52) Adiantum gravesii Hance; Journ. Bot. (1875) 197 Adiantum grossum Mett.; Ann. sc. nat. V. 2. 215 (1864) Adiantum henslovianum Hook. f.; Tr. Linn. Soc. 20. 169 (1847) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum hispidulum Sw.; J. Bot. (Schrader) 1800(2): 82 (1801) Trivial names: Rosy maidenhair, Rough maidenhair Remarks: pectinatum agg. var. whitei (F.M.Bailey) Bostock; Austrobaileya 2(4): 362 (1987) var. hypoglaucum Domin; Biblioth. Bot. 20(85): 152 (1913) var. minus Bostock; Fl. Australia 48: 708 (1998) Adiantum hollandiae Alderw.; Bull. Jard. bot. Buit. II. Nr. VII. 1 (1912) Adiantum hornei Bak.; Journ. Bot. 294 (1879) Adiantum hosei Bak.; Journ. Bot. 324 (1888) Adiantum humile Kze.; Linn. 9. 80 (1834) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum imbricatum Tryon; Amer. Fern Journ. 47: 142. t.15(B) (1957) Adiantum incertum Lindm.; Ark. för Bot. 1. 204 t. 9 f. 4 (1903) Adiantum incisum Forssk.; Fl. Aeg. 187 (1775) ssp. incisum Forssk.; Fl. Aeg. 187 (1775) ssp. indicum (Ghatak) Fraser-Jenkins; New Species Syndrome in Indian Pteridology and the Ferns of Nepal 33 (1997) Adiantum intermedium Sw.; Vet. Ak. Handl. 76 (1817) Adiantum isthmicum B.Zimmer; Willdenowia 19(1): 215 (1989) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum jordanii K. Müll.; Bot. Zeit (1864) 26 t. 1 f. 1 (1864) Trivial names: California Maidenhair Fern Adiantum juxtapositum Ching; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 6: 312 (1957) Adiantum kendalii Jenm.; Journ. Bot. 39 (1886) Adiantum kingii Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 9. 5 (1914) Adiantum klossii Gepp; Journ. Nat. Hist. Siam 4. 159 (1921) Adiantum lamrianum Bidin & Jaman; Gard. Bull. Singapore 41(2): 45 (1988 publ. 1989) Adiantum latifolium Lam.; Enc. 1. 43 (1783) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum leprieurii Hook.; Sp. 2. 31 t. 82 B (1851) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum levingei Bak.; Ann. Bot. 5. 207 (1891) Adiantum lianxianense Ching & Y.X.Lin; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18(1): 102 (1980) Adiantum lindeni Moore; Gard. Chr. 778 (1866) Adiantum lobatum Kze.; Kuhn, Jahrb. bot. Gart. Berlin 1. 348 (1881) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum lorentzii Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 22. 393 (1896) Adiantum lucidum (Cav.) Swartz; Syn. 121 (1806) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum lunulatum (Roxb.) Burm.; Fl. Ind. 235 (1768) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum macrocladum Kl.; Linn. 18. 554 (1844) Adiantum macrophyllum Sw.; Prod. 135 (1788) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum madagascariense Rosendahl; Ark. för Bot. 14(18) 1 t. 1 f. 1-2 (1916) var. prolongatum (Bonap.) Tard. Adiantum malaliense Jenm.; Gard. Chr. 111. 20. 182 (1896) Adiantum malesianum Ghatak; Bull. Bot. Surv. India 5: 73, f.1,4,6,7 (1963) Adiantum mariesii Bak.; Gard. Chr. n. s. 14. 494 (1880) Adiantum mathewsianum Hook.; Sp. 2. 35 t. 84a (1851) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum mcvaughii Mickel & Beitel in McVaugh; Fl. Novo-Galiciana 17: 147 (1992) Adiantum melanoleucum Willd.; Sp. Pl. 5(1): 443 (1810) Trivial names: Fragrant Maiden-hair Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum mendoncae Alston; Mendonca, Estud. Ens. Docum. Junta Invest. Ultramar. 12: 19. t. 6, 7 (1954) Adiantum menglianense Y.Y.Qian; Acta Bot. Austro Sin. 8: 37 (1992) Adiantum mettenii Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 65 (1868) (nomen), ex Kuhn, Jahrb. bot. Gart. Berlin 1. 338 (1881) Adiantum mindanaense Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 1. Suppl. II. 154 t. 10 (1906) Adiantum monochlamys Eat.; Proc. Amer. Acad. 4. 110 (1858) Adiantum monosorum Bak.; Syn. 472 (1874) Adiantum multisorum Sampaio; Comm. Linh. telegr. Mato Gros so ao Amazonas Publ. no. 33. 11 t. 1 f. 1 (1916) Adiantum myriosorum Bak.; Kew Bull. 230 (1898) var. recurvatum Ching & Y.X.Lin; Bull. Bot. Res., Harbin 3(3): 4 (1983) Adiantum neoguineense Moore; Gard. Chr. n. s. 7. 12 (1877) Adiantum novae-caledoniae Keys.; Mém. Ac. St. Pétersb. 22(2): 4, 27 c. tab (1875) Adiantum nudum A. R. Sm.; Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 77(2): 260 (1990) Adiantum oaxacanum Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca [Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46]: 25 (1988) Adiantum obliquum Willd.; Sp. 6. 429 (1810) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum ogasawarense Tagawa; Journ. Jap. Bot. 14: 314 (1938) Adiantum olivaceum Bak.; Syn. 127 (1867) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum opacum Copel.; Phil. Journ. Sci. 1. Suppl. IV. 255 t. 3 (1906) Adiantum orbignyanum Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 86. 78 (1869) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum ornithopodum Presl; Tent. 158 (1836) (nomen), ex Kuhn, Linn. 86. 74 (1869) Adiantum ovalescens Fée; 8 mém. 72 (1857) Adiantum oyapokense Jenm.; W. Ind. and Guiana Ferns 85 (1899) Adiantum palaoense C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 9(3): 53 (1937) Adiantum papillosum Handro; Loefgrenia 14: 1 (1964) Adiantum paraense Hieron.; Hedwigia 48: 233 t. 11 f, 10 (1909) Adiantum parishii Hook.; Fil. Exot. t. 51 (1858) Remarks: reniforme agg. Adiantum patens Willd.; Sp. 5. 439 (1810) ssp. patens Willd.; Sp. 5. 439 (1810) Remarks: patens agg. ssp. oatesii (Bak.) Schelpe; Bol. Soc. Brot. ser. 2a, 41: 203 (1967) Adiantum pearcei Phil.; Anal. Univ. Chile 68 (1861) Adiantum pectinatum Kze.; Ettingsh, Farnkr. 85 t. 46 t 14-16 (1865) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum pedatum L.; Sp. Pl. 2: 1095 (1753) ssp. pedatum L.; Sp. 2. 1095 (1753) Trivial names: Northern Maidenhair Fern Remarks: patens agg. ssp. calderi Cody; Rhodora 85(841): 93 (1983) ssp. subpumilum (W.H.Wagner) Lellinger; Amer. Fern J. 74(2): 62 (1984) Adiantum peruvianum Kl.; Linn. 18. 555 (1844) Trivial names: Silver-dollar fern Remarks: platyphyllum agg. Adiantum petiolatum Desv.; Berl. Mag. 6. 326 (1811) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum phanerophlebium (Bak.) C. Chr.; Dansk Bot. Ark. 7i 123 t. 49 (1932) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum philippense L.; Sp. 2. 1094 (1753) Remarks: philippense agg. Adiantum phyllitidis J. Sm.; Lond. Journ. Bot. 1. 197 (1842) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum platyphyllum Sw.; Vet. Akad. Hdl (1817) 74 t. 3 f. 6 Remarks: platyphyllum agg. Adiantum poeppigianum Presl; Tent. 157. (1836), nomen, ex Hieron., Hedwigia 48. 231 (1909) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum poiretii Wikstr.; Vet. Akad. Hdl (1825) 443 (1826) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum polyphyllum Willd.; Linn. Sp. Pl. 5: 454 (1810) Trivial names: Giant maidenhair Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum princeps Moore; Gard. Chr. n. a. 4. 197 f. 43-44 (1875) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum pseudotinctum Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 22. 394 (1896) Adiantum pulchellum Bl.; Enum. 216 (1828) Adiantum pulcherrimum Cop.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 6. 138 t. 22 (1911) Adiantum pulverulentum L.; Sp. 2. 1096 (1753) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. var. caudatum Jenman; Bull. Bot. Dept. Jamaica no. 33: 7 (1892) Adiantum pumilum Sw.; Prod. 134 (1788) Adiantum pyramidale (L.) Willd.; Sp. 5. 442 (1810) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum raddianum Presl; Tent. Pterid. 158 (1836) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum rectangulare Lindm.; Ark. för Bot. 1. 204 t. 9 f. 3 (1903) Adiantum reniforme L.; Sp. 2. 1094 (1763) Remarks: reniforme agg. var. asarifolium (Willd.) Sim var. crenatum Bak.; Journ. Bot. 4 (1891) var. sinense Y.X.Lin; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18(1): 102 (1980) Adiantum rhizophorum Sw.; Syn. 320, 422 (1806) var. comorense Tard. Adiantum rhizophytum Schrad.; Gött. gel. Anz. 872 (1824) Remarks: philippense agg. Adiantum robinsonii Alderw.; Phil. Journ. Sci. Bot. 11. 110 (1916) Adiantum roborowskii Maxim.; Mél. biol. 11. 867 (1883) var. taiwanianum (Tagawa) W.C. Shieh (1968) f. faberi (Baker) Y.X.Lin; Fl. Reipubl. Popul. Sin. 3(1): 212 (1990) Adiantum rondoni Sampaio; Comm. Linh. telegr. Mato Grosso ao Amazonas Publ. no. 33. 13 t. 1 f. 2 (1916) Adiantum rubellum Moore; Gard. Chr. 866 (1868) Adiantum rufopetalum Mett. ex Kuhn; Jahrb. bot. Gart. Berlin 1. 350 (1881) Adiantum ruizianum Kl.; Linn. 18. 551 (1844) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum scabrum Kaulf.; Enum. 207 (1824) Adiantum scalare Tryon; Amer. Fern Journ. 47: 141. t.15(A) (1957) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum schmalzii Rosenst.; Fedde Repert. 8. 277 (1910) Adiantum schmidtchenii Hier.; Engl. Jahrb. 84. 487 (1904) Adiantum schweinfurthii Kuhn; Sitzungsber. Ges. nat. Fr. Berlin 40 (1869) 40 Adiantum seemannii Hook.; Sp. 2. 6 t. 81a (1851) Remarks: platyphyllum agg. Adiantum semiorbiculatum Bonap.; N. Pt. 13. 105 (1921) Adiantum senae Bak.; Journ. Bot. 217 (1886) Adiantum sericeum Eat.; Bot. Zeit. 361 (1869) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum serratifolium Alderw.; Bull. Jard. bot. Buit. II. nr. VII. 1 (1912) Adiantum serratodentatum Willd.; Sp. 6. 445 (1810) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum shepherdii Hook.; Sp. 2. 9 t. 73 B (1851) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum siamense Tag. & lwatsuki; Acta Phytotax. Geobot. 25: 20 (1971) Adiantum silvaticum Tind.; Contrib. New S. Wales Nation. Herb. 3: 246, t.8 (1963) Adiantum sinuosum Gardn.; Hook. Ic. pl. t. 504 (1843) Remarks: patens agg. Adiantum soboliferum Wall.; List n. 74 (1828) ex Hook., Sp. 2. 13 t. 74 A (1851) Adiantum sordidum Lindm.; Ark. för Bot. 1. 205 t. 9 f. 1 (1903) Adiantum stenochlamys Bak.; Ann. Bot. 6. 209 (1891) Adiantum stolzii Brause; Engl. Jahrb. 68. 387 (1915) Adiantum subcordatum Sw.; Vet. Ak. Hdl. 75 (1817) Remarks: platyphyllum agg. Adiantum subvolubile Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 86. 77 (1869) Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum tenerum Sw.; Prod. 135 (1788) Trivial names: Brittle Maidenhair Fern Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. var. farleyense (T. Moore) André; Illustr. Hort. 19: 64 (1872) Adiantum tenuissimum Taubert; Engl. Jahrb. 21. 421 (1896) Adiantum terminatum Kze. ex Miq.; Diar. lnst. Reg. Bat (1843) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum tetragonum Schrad.; Gött. gel. Anz. 872 (1824) Adiantum tetraphyllum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd.; Sp. 6. 441 (1810) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum thalictroides Willd. (Schlecht., Adumbr. 53 t. 33 ined.), Kze. Linn. 10. 530 (1836) Remarks: some authors include this species in the Old World A. poiretii f. bottini Giúdice & Nieto (1994) var. hirsutum (Hook. & Grev.) De la Sota Adiantum tomentosum Kl.; Linn. 18. 553 (1844) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum trapeziforme L.; Sp. 2. 1097 (1753) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum trichochlaenum Mickel & Beitel; Pterid. Fl. Oaxaca [Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 46]: 29 (1988) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum tricholepis Fée; Mém. Foug. 8: 72 (1857) Trivial names: Hairy Maidenhair Fern Remarks: capillus-veneris agg. Adiantum trilobum L.; Sp. Pl. 1095 (1753) Adiantum tripteris Kramer; Acta Bot. Neerl. 18: 138, f.1 (1969) Adiantum urophyllum Hook.; Sp. 2. 24 t. 84B (1851) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum venustum D. Don; Prod. Fl. Nepal 17 (1825) Trivial names: Hardy maidenhair, Evergreen maidenhair var. wuliangense Ching & Y.X.Lin; Acta Phytotax. Sin. 18(1): 104 (1980) Adiantum villosissimum Mett. ex Kuhn; Linn. 36. 73 (1869) Adiantum villosum L.; Syst. Nat. ed. X. 2. 1328 (1769) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum viridescens Col.; Tr. New Zeal. Inst. 27. 400 (1895) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum viridimontanum Paris; Rhodora 93: 108 (1991) Trivial names: Green Mountain Maidenhair Adiantum vivesii Proctor; Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 53: 140 (1989) Adiantum vogelii Mett. ex Kuhn; Fil. Afr. 66 (1868) (syn.), ex Keys., Mém. Ac. St. Pétersb. 22(1). 8, 31 (1875) Remarks: tetraphyllum agg. Adiantum wattii (Bedd.) Bak.; Journ. Linn. Soc. 18: 381 t. 14. f. A (1881) Adiantum wilesianum Hook.; Sp. 2. 50 t. 83 C (1851) Remarks: pectinatum agg. Adiantum wilsonii Hook.; Sp. 2. 6 t. 72 A (1861) Remarks: phyllitidis agg. Adiantum x spurium Jermy & T.G.Walker; Fern Gaz. 13(3): 188 (1987) [nom. nov. Remarks: Adiantum lucidum x villosum Adiantum x tracyi C.C.Hall ex Wagner; Madrono 13: 198. f.1, 2(B), 3(B) (1956) Remarks: Adiantum jordanii x pedatum Adiantum x variopinnatum Jermy & T.G.Walker; Bull. Brit. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Bot. 13(2): 254 (1985) Remarks: Adiantum latifolium x petiolatum Adiantum zollingeri Mett. ex Kuhn; Ann. Mus. Lugd. Bat. 4: 280 (1869)
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