Adiantum aethiopicum L. Common Maidenhair
Syst.Nat. Ed.10,2:1329 (1759)

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), 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.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

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.