Cheilanthes brownii (Kuhn) Domin
Biblioth.Bot. 85:133, Fig.26 (1913)

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), 0.04-0.35 m high, blade 2(-3)-pinnate at the base, densely woolly-hairy; sori continuous along margin. Fl. Jan to Aug. Red sandy loam, yellow sand, brown clay. Rock crevices, amongst rocks, shallow soil near seepage areas.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Coolgardie, Dampierland, Gascoyne, Little Sandy Desert, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Ord Victoria Plain, Pilbara, Tanami, Victoria Bonaparte, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Ashburton, Augustus, Berkeley, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Murchison, Fitzroy Trough, Hamersley, Mitchell, Mount Eliza, Ord, Ord-Victoria Plains P1, Pentecost, Pindanland, Rudall, South Kimberley Interzone, Southern Cross, Tallering, Tanami P1, Trainor, Victoria Bonaparte P1, Western Murchison.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Broome, Cue, Derby-West Kimberley, East Pilbara, Halls Creek, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Murchison, Perenjori, Port Hedland, Sandstone, Upper Gascoyne, Wiluna, Wyndham-East Kimberley, Yalgoo.