Humata repens (L.) Diels

Rhizome thin, densely scaly. Blade to 10 cm long, divided 2 times, triangular in outline, stiff and leathery, basal branches the largest and more deeply divided than those above; stalk yellowish. Sori small, near segment margins. Indusia to 1 mm broad, semicircular.

Needs shelter and warmth.

Qld, New Guinea, Malaysia, Japan, India.

Frond stalks yellowish.

Source: Spencer, R. (1995). Davalliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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.

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kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Davalliaceae
genus       Humata Cav.