Adiantum peruvianum

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Silver-dollar Fern
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Silver-dollar Fern (Adiantum peruvianum)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales[1]
Family: Pteridaceae[1]
Subfamily: Vittarioideae[1]
Genus: Adiantum
Species: A. peruvianum
Binomial name
Adiantum peruvianum

Adiantum peruvianum (also called silver-dollar fern, Peruvian maidenhair) is a fern in the genus Adiantum. It has black stems and large flat pinnules. It is frequently grown as an ornamental greenhouse or house plant, and is favored for its unusually large pinnules.