Rumohra adiantiformis is a beautiful, rhizome creeping fern with large, leathery, deep green leaves that needs a shady, moist position. A popular garden plant that occurs naturally in the Western Cape.
Rumohra adiantiformis, or the seven weeks fern, is a widely cultivated and hardy species. The fronds are highly sought after in the florist industry due to their longevity.
According to PlantzAfrica various parts of the plant, but especially the rhizome of several Dryopteris species is used by the Zulu and Sesotho people for curing a range of ailments in both animals and humans.