Trunk to 3-4 m or so tall with smooth scars. Frond to 1.5 m long, axes rough below. Stalk with waxy blue tinge; scales pale, bristly-edged. Segments wavy-edged slightly bluish below. Sori without indusia.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Lord Howe I.
Crown sparse; frond stalk slightly waxy; lower surface of segments slightly bluish.
Source: (1995). Cyatheaceae. In: . Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 1, Ferns, conifers & their allies. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.