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Adiantum  L.
Taxonomic Serial No.: 17307

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Common Name(s): maidenhair fern [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2011   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                   ClassPolypodiopsida  – leptosporangiate ferns  
                            FamilyPteridaceae  – maidenhair ferns  
                               GenusAdiantum L. – maidenhair fern  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Adiantum aleuticum (Rupr.) C.A. Paris – Aleutian maidenhair, Aleutian maidenhair-fern, adiante des aléoutiennes, five-finger fern 
                                  Species Adiantum anceps Maxon & C.V. Morton – double edge maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum capillus-veneris L. – common maidenhair fern, venus hairfern, common maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum caudatum L. – tailed maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum concinnum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – polished maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum deltoideum Sw.  
                                  Species Adiantum dolosum Kunze  
                                  Species Adiantum fragile Sw. – fragile maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum hirsutum Bory – hairy maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum hispidulum Sw. – rough maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum jordanii C.H. Mull. – California maidenhair fern, California maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum latifolium Lam. – broadleaf maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum lucidum (Cav.) Sw.  
                                  Species Adiantum lunulatum Burm. f.  
                                  Species Adiantum macrophyllum Sw. – largeleaf maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum melanoleucum Willd. – fragrant maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum obliquum Willd. – oblique maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum pedatum L. – northern maidenhair, maidenhair fern, maidenhair, maidenfern 
                                  Species Adiantum petiolatum Desv. – stalked maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum pulverulentum L. – glossy maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum pyramidale (L.) Willd. – pyramid maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum raddianum C. Presl – delta maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum tenerum Sw. – fan maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum tetraphyllum Humb. & Bonpl. ex Willd. – fourleaf maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum X tracyi C.C. Hall ex W.H. Wagner – Tracy's maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum trapeziforme L. – diamond maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum tricholepis Fée – hairy maidenhair fern, fuzzy maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum villosum L. – woolly maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum viridimontanum C.A. Paris – Green Mountain maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum vivesii Proctor – Puerto Rico maidenhair 
                                  Species Adiantum wilsonii Hook. – Wilson's maidenhair 

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Adiantum   
  Source: Pteridaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Adiantum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Adiantum   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Adiantum   
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