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Adiantum raddianum [Maidenhair Fern]: Fluorescence Study

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#1 Adrian

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 14:50

Davies, A. (2017) Adiantum raddianum C.Presl (Pteridaceae) Delta Maidenhair Fern. Photograph of UV-induced visible fluorescence. http://www.ultraviol...uorescent-fern/

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Has any else noticed that some ferns fluoresce? This is the Maidenhair Fern: Adiantum raddianum. It was lit with an MTE U303 LED source. I can't imagine why it would - ? chemical accident?

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Posted 07 September 2016 - 18:03

Chlorophyll does fluoresce.