Non-Native Plants

Adiantum trapeziforme

Maidenhair Fern
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SSN 58018
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

Adiantum trapeziforme, commonly known as maidenhair fern and diamond maidenhair is one of the long-lasting plants that often being grown for its dainty and attractive foliage. The genus name, Adiantum is derived from the Greek word ‘adiantoj’, means unwanted which refers to the water-repellent fronds. The very large and attractive maidenhair is commonly grown in the tropics (Jones, 1987). It originates from the central and south America and can be found in the tropical rainforests worldwide.

 

 

Location

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  • Selangor 1
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Specimen

Collection Center   Total
18

References

Book
  1. Jones, David L. (1987). Encyclopaedia of ferns : an introduction to ferns, their structure, biology, economic importance, cultivation and propagation, Issue/No. . Timber Press, United States of America. pp. 1-433.
  2. Noraini, T., Ruzi, A.R., Jaman, R. & Latiff, A. (2008). Ferns and Fern-allies: Taman Paku Pakis UKM, Volume 1, Issue/No. . Fakulti Sains dan Teknologi, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 63.
  3. Piggott, A.G. (1988). Ferns of Malaysia in Colour, Issue/No. . Tropical Press Sdn. Bhd., Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. pp. 458.

Acknowledgements :- Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Kamilia Huda Binti Mohd Zaini, Mr. Nabil Arif Bin Abdul Naim, Ms. Norazah Binti Norddin, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Nurfarhana Hizan

Species Citation :- Adiantum trapeziforme. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/58018. [Retrieved 30 June 2022].

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