Adiantum (scientific name: Adiantum capillus-veneris L.) is a member of the Adiantum family. Adiantum is a terrestrial medium and small fern, with long and slender rhizomes, densely covered with brown lanceolate scales. The stalk is long and slender, chestnut black, shiny, leaf blades are oval-triangular, pointed, wedge-shaped at base, pinnae alternate, oblique upward, oblong-ovate, rounded and blunt, fertile lobes are truncated, straight or slightly depressed at the apex, spores The sacs are born horizontally on the upper edge of the fertile last small pinnae; the sacs have a long cover and a long kidney to form a round kidney shape, light yellow-green, and the spore wall has coarse granular decorations. They are often preserved after treatment.
Adiantum world species. Widely distributed in Taiwan, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Beijing, etc. It is often born on limestone beside Liushui Creek or on the bottom of limestone caves and dripping rock walls.
Maidenhair fern is highly adaptable and one of the most popular green plants. Its stems and leaves are beautiful and colorful, and its plant shape is small. It is very suitable for small potted plants to decorate home windowsills and other places.