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Each trailing leaf may reach over half a meter in length and is made up of many rounded green segments. Each segment has two to four lobes and it may split between the lobes, the underside of each segment bearing one to four sori.
Adiantum jordanii is a carrier of the fungus-like oomycete, Phytophthora ramorum, which causes Sudden Oak Death. The USDA enforces an import control, focusing intensely on areas (CA, OR, NY in U.S.A.) that are infected with Sudden Oak death. When sold, they must be identified by place of origin and must also be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate. The USDA warns to not take cuttings from wild specimens.
- 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.
- U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2009
- C. Michael Hogan. 2008
- Jepson Manual. 1993
- U.S.D.A. Import Control Notice
- C. Michael Hogan. 2008. Coastal Woodfern (Dryopteris arguta}, GlobalTwitcher, ed. N. Stromberg
- Jepson Manual. 1993. Adiantum jordanii, University of California, Berkeley
- U.S. Department of Agriculture. 2009. USDA Plants Profile: Adiantum jordanii
- U.S.D.A. Import Control Notice. Import prohibited plants and areas related to sudden oak death
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