brittle maidenhair


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Noun1.brittle maidenhair - tropical American fern with broad pinnaebrittle maidenhair - tropical American fern with broad pinnae; widely cultivated
maidenhair, maidenhair fern - any of various small to large terrestrial ferns of the genus Adiantum having delicate palmately branched fronds
Adiantum tenerum farleyense, Barbados maidenhair, Farley maidenhair, Farley maidenhair fern, glory fern - named for a country house in Barbados where it was discovered