Adiantum sinicum

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Adiantum sinicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida /
 Pteridopsida (disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
Family: Pteridaceae
Subfamily: Vittarioideae
Genus: Adiantum
Species: A. sinicum
Binomial name
Adiantum sinicum

Adiantum sinicum is a fern species in the Vittarioideae subfamily of the Pteridaceae.[1] It is endemic to China. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[2]


  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. ^ China Plant Specialist Group 2004. Adiantum sinicum. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 20 August 2007.