Adiantum caudatum

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Adiantum caudatum
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Genus: Adiantum
Species: A. caudatum
Binomial name
Adiantum caudatum

Adiantum caudatum, commonly walking maidenhair, tailed maidenhair, trailing maidenhair is a fern in the genus Adiantum and the family Pteridaceae.[1]


Adiantum caudatum can be found in shaded areas in south-east countries Bangladesh, Burma, India, Nepal, Philippines, Thailand, China.


  1. ^ Christenhusz, Maarten J. M.; Zhang, Xian-Chun; Schneider, Harald (2011). "A linear sequence of extant families and genera of lycophytes and ferns" (PDF). Phytotaxa. 19: 7–54.

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