Asplenium aethiopicum (Burm.f.) Bech. Forked Spleenwort
Candollea 6:23 (1935)

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

Brief Description
Amanda Spooner, Wednesday 22 October 1997

Rhizomatous, perennial, herb (fern), 0.1-0.4 m high, fronds 1-2-pinnate, glabrous, coriaceous; sori numerous; indusium present. Fl. Mar. Loam over granite, sandy loam, sandy clay. In rock crevices of rocky outcrops, in niches beneath overhanging rocks.

Distribution

Beard’s Provinces: South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Esperance Plains, Jarrah Forest, Swan Coastal Plain, Warren.

IBRA Subregions: Fitzgerald, Northern Jarrah Forest, Perth, Southern Jarrah Forest, Warren.

IMCRA Regions: WA South Coast.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Albany, Augusta-Margaret River, Busselton, Denmark, Donnybrook-Balingup, Esperance, Gnowangerup, Harvey, Manjimup, Plantagenet, Ravensthorpe.