Acrostichum aureum L.
Sp.Pl. 1069 (1753)

Conservation Code: Priority One
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 20 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 3-4 m high, blade 1-pinnate; sporangia covering entire lower surface of fertile pinnae; rhizome scales to 4 cm. Fl. Nov. Mangrove swamps, cliff faces by the sea.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Derby-West Kimberley.