Rhizome mostly 1-1.5 cm thick; scales dark brown to black, mostly pressed down, narrowed abruptly above the broad base, margins pale. Fronds broadly triangular in outline, divided 2-3 times, leathery, deciduous. Blade mostly less than 40 cm long. Ultimate segments on sterile fronds blunt tipped, veins not quite reaching the margin. Indusia marginal and with an outer tooth.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Qld, Pacific, Malaysia, Asia.
Rhizome scales narrowing abruptly above the base; fronds leathery, rarely more than twice divided; sterile segments mostly bluntly lobed.
Source: (1995). Davalliaceae. 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.