Adiantum philippense L.
Sp.Pl. 2:1094 (1753)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 15 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb (fern), 0.05-0.5 m high, blade 1-pinnate; stipe blackish-brown, hard, glabrous; sori marginal between sinuses. Fl. Feb or May to Oct. Loam. Rocky crevices, damp rock ledges near creeks and waterfalls, vine thicket gorges.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Pentecost.

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