Acrostichum speciosum Willd.
Sp.Pl. 5:117 (1810)

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), 1-3 m high, blade 1-pinnate; sporangia covering entire lower surface of fertile pinnae; rhizome scales to 8 mm. Fl. Mar to Aug. Black mud. Mangroves, swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Great Sandy Desert, Northern Kimberley, Pilbara.

IBRA Subregions: Chichester, McLarty, Mitchell, Pindanland.

IMCRA Regions: Kimberley.

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