maidenhair fern definition

  • noun:
    • Any of numerous ferns regarding the genus Adiantum, having purplish to black colored stalks, typically feathery fronds, and fine fan-shaped leaflets with marginal sori.
    • any one of a number of ferns, of the genus Adiantum, having fragile palmately branched fronds
    • See maidenhair.
    • some of various tiny to huge terrestrial ferns of genus Adiantum having fragile palmately branched fronds

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