Stenochlaena palustris (Burm.f.) Bedd.
Suppl.Ferns Brit.Ind. 26 (1876)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Monday 27 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb or (fern), 0.4-20 m high, fronds 1-pinnate; rhizome climbing or scrambling; sporangia covering lower surface of pinnae. Fl. May or Jul to Aug. Black peat or clay. Vine thickets, sandstone rock faces, swamps, fringing creeks.


Beard’s Provinces: Northern Province.

IBRA Regions: Dampierland, Northern Kimberley, Victoria Bonaparte.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzroy Trough, Mitchell, Victoria Bonaparte P1.

IMCRA Regions: Groote, Kimberley.

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