Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.Br.
Climbing Maidenhair

Prodr. 162 (1810)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 1-15 m high, fronds twining; sporangia on the margin in finger-like projections; pinnae basally jointed. Fl. Mar to Nov. Black or brown loam. Wet areas such as swamps and near creeks, waterfalls, wet rock crevices.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 15 October 1997


IBRA Regions
Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.
IBRA Subregions
Berkeley, Keep, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost, Pindanland, Purnululu.
IMCRA Regions
Canning, Kimberley.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.