This is a species of Maidenhair fern.
|Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture|
Adiantum platyphyllum, Swartz. Lvs. 1-2 ft. long, stalks black, glossy, If.-blades 6-12 in. long, 2-4 in. broad, with a long terminal pinna and 3-6 pairs of lateral pinnae; lowest pinnaj sometimes pinnately divided; segm. 3-4 in. long, 1 1/2-2 in. broad; sporangia in nearly continuous line along the margin. Cent. Amer. to Brazil and Bolivia.
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Need shade, steady moisture. Grow in rich organic matter.
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