Trunk thin, warty, fronds shed to leave smooth scars on the trunk. Fronds to over 2 m long, 2 or sometimes 3 times divided, waxy blue below. Stalks with dark brown warts at the base; scales woody at the base, the tips spiny. Sori in several pairs on each segment; indusium small, on side closest to the midrib.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Coastal NE Qld.
Fronds shiny above, waxy blue below; scales at the base of the frond stalk dark brown, woody and spiny.
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.