Ferns and ClubmossesCheilanthes distans

Bristly cloak fern at Rob Roy Range

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Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017

Identification history

Ferns and Clubmosses Cheilanthes distans 24 Dec 2017 dcnicholls
Unidentified 23 Dec 2017 michaelb5.6K

Author's notes

In Rob Roy Reserve, in the hills to the east of Conder.

2 comments

michaelb5.6K wrote:
   12 Jan 2018
Hi David
Thanks for the ID. But I am very curious because I thought that Cheilanthes distans was very hairy ?
dcnicholls wrote:
   12 Jan 2018
Hairiness varies. The small neat pinnae with hairs beneath, and what looks like hairy fronds uncurling is sufficient for a 100% ID

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Nearby sightings

Polyrhachis sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Parmeliaceae at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Rutilia sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Eucalyptus nortonii at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Pompilidae sp. (family) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Chrysonoma fascialis at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Eucalyptus nortonii at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Austracantha minax at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Rytidosperma carphoides at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Bathytricha sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cymbopogon refractus at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Plagiochasma rupestre at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Austrostipa densiflora at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cynoglossum australe at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Pellaea calidirupium at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Macrotona australis at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Araneinae (subfamily) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Dichondra repens at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Plagiochasma rupestre at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Pleurosorus rutifolius at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Brachychiton populneus at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Oncocoris sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Unidentified Concealer moth (Oecophoridae) (TBC) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Polyrhachis sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Unidentified Fungus (TBC) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Parmeliaceae at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Rutilia sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Eucalyptus nortonii at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Pompilidae sp. (family) at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Chrysonoma fascialis at Rob Roy Range - 3 Feb 2018
Eucalyptus nortonii at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Austracantha minax at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Rytidosperma carphoides at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Bathytricha sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Chrysocephalum apiculatum at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cymbopogon refractus at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Plagiochasma rupestre at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Austrostipa densiflora at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cynoglossum australe at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Pellaea calidirupium at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Macrotona australis at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Araneinae (subfamily) at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Cheilanthes distans at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Dichondra repens at Rob Roy Range - 16 Dec 2017
Taxeotis intextata at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Plagiochasma rupestre at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Pleurosorus rutifolius at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Brachychiton populneus at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Oncocoris sp. (genus) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017
Unidentified Concealer moth (Oecophoridae) (TBC) at Rob Roy Range - 28 Nov 2017

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 101 - 1,000 Abundance
  • 16 Dec 2017 Recorded on
  • michaelb Recorded by
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