Rhizomes short-creeping, often with old frond bases persisting, scales dark. Frond divided twice. Blades broadly ovate in outline. Segments leathery and with pointed teeth, dark green and shiny. Sori in 2 rows extending the length of the segment. Can grow in cool areas.
Recognition: Frond blade leathery; sori along length of segments.
Created by: Val Stajsic
Updated by: Val Stajsic, May 2018