Lygodium microphyllum (Cav.) R.Br. Climbing Maidenhair
Prodr. 162 (1810)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 October 1997

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.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Broome, Derby-West Kimberley, Halls Creek, Wyndham-East Kimberley.