Cheilanthes lasiophylla Pic.Serm. Woolly Cloak Fern
Webbia 8:209 (1951)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 20 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), to 0.25 m high, blade 2-pinnate at the base, rachis with scales and woolly hairs branched basally; sori unprotected. Sandy loam, red clayey sand. On rocky slopes and in rock crevices.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Carnarvon, Central Ranges, Coolgardie, Esperance Plains, Gascoyne, Gibson Desert, Jarrah Forest, Little Sandy Desert, Mallee, Murchison, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Augustus, Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Cape Range, Carnegie, Chichester, Eastern Goldfield, Eastern Murchison, Fitzgerald, Hamersley, Lateritic Plain, Mann-Musgrave Block, Mitchell, Northern Jarrah Forest, Southern Cross, Tallering, Trainor, Western Mallee, Western Murchison, Wooramel.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Ashburton, Carnarvon, Coolgardie, Cue, Dalwallinu, Dundas, East Pilbara, Exmouth, Kalamunda, Kalgoorlie-Boulder, Kellerberrin, Kondinin, Leonora, Meekatharra, Menzies, Mingenew, Mount Magnet, Mount Marshall, Mukinbudin, Murchison, Ngaanyatjarraku, Ravensthorpe, Sandstone, Upper Gascoyne, Westonia, Wiluna, Wongan-Ballidu, Wyndham-East Kimberley, Yalgoo, Yilgarn.