Adiantum aethiopicum L.
Common Maidenhair

Reference
Syst.Nat. Ed.10,2:1329 (1759)
Conservation Code
Not threatened
Naturalised Status
Native to Western Australia
Name Status
Current

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.1-0.35 m high, frond 2-4-pinnate; stipe reddish-brown, hard, glossy; sori marginal in notches, reniform. Sandy clay, loam, lateritic clay gravel. Damp clay banks or among rocks in sclerophyll forests.

Amanda Spooner, Descriptive Catalogue, 15 October 1997

Distribution

IBRA Regions
Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.
IBRA Subregions
Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.
IMCRA Regions
WA South Coast.
Local Government Areas (LGAs)
Albany, Augusta Margaret River, Bridgetown-Greenbushes, Busselton, Collie, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Kalamunda, Manjimup, Mundaring, Murray, Nannup, Plantagenet, Serpentine-Jarrahdale.