Distribution (from Flora of Victoria):
All regions except Murray Mallee, Lowan Mallee (CDEHJKLMNPRSTUVWYZ) all States
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Distribution and ecological preference at Wilsons Promontory (if known):
Common in sheltered rock crevices and overhangs. Also grows in wet gullies, on logs, on cliffs and in caves
Small fern to 50 cm
Distinguishing characteristics (within family/genus):
This species has fan-shaped pinnae 3
Meagher, D. and Kohout, M. (2001). “A field guide to Wilsons Promontory”. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
2 Walsh, N. G. and Entwisle, T. J. “Flora of Victoria”, volumes 2 (1994), 3 (1996) and 4 (1999). Inkata Press, Port Melbourne, Victoria
3 Ellis, M. (unpublished). “A Field Guide to South Gippsland Flora”.