Platyzoma microphyllum R.Br. Braid Fern
Prodr. 160 (1810)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 9 August 1999

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.2-0.6 m high, fronds non-circinnate; blade 1-pinnate; pinnae small, pouch-like; sporangia 2-4 within pouch. Fl. Jan to Dec. Moist white to grey sand, loam, clay. Rocky outcrops, near streams or swamps.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Central Kimberley, Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Berkeley, Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Pentecost, Pindanland, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Canning, Kimberley.

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