Adiantum gertrudis

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

Adiantum gertrudis is a threatened species of ferns in the Vittarioideae subfamily of the Pteridaceae[1] that occurs in central South America.[2] One locus of occurrence of A. gertrudis is within central Chile at the La Campana National Park.[3] A morphological trait unique to A. gertrudis is the hairs covering its fronds.


  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. 
  2. ^ Michael Hassler and Brian Swale, 2002
  3. ^ C. Michael Hogan, 2008