Gleichenia microphylla R.Br.

Rhizomatous, creeping, clump-forming terrestrial fern with pinnate leaves with slightly recurved margins.  [RHSD, FNSW, Beadle].

Horticultural & Botanical History

Introduced to Britain in 1823.  [JD].

History at Camden Park

Plants were sent to Loddiges’ nursery in 1846 with the note that it was only lately received at Camden Park.  [MP A2933-1, p.147].  Almost certainly grown in the gardens at this time.


Published Feb 11, 2009 - 02:08 PM | Last updated Jul 21, 2010 - 05:33 PM

More details about Gleichenia microphylla R.Br.
Family Gleicheniaceae
Region of origin

Malaysia to Australia

  • Gleichenia circinnata auctt.plur.C.Chr.
Common Name

Scrambling Coral Fern

Name in the Camden Park Record

Gleichenia microphylla 

Confidence level high