Rhizomes long-creeping; scales densely distributed, red-brown. Blade lanceolate in outline, divided 3-4 times, stalks, veins and midrib covered with long, black, bristly scales. Ultimate segments narrow and sharply toothed. Indusia dark brown, almost black in the centre. Can grow in cool areas.
Recognition: Rhizome with toothed scales; segments sharp-pointed, scales on frond stalks long, blackish.
Australia (New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania), New Zealand.
Created by: Val Stajsic
Updated by: Val Stajsic, May 2018