Rhizomes upright with wiry stolons. Blades to more than 1 m long, narrowing to the tip and base, leathery, shiny above. Segments to 15 cm long, stiff, well separated in the centre. Sori and indusia roundish to slightly kidney-shaped.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Tropical America, Asia.
Long, broad fronds with long, glossy segments; sori mostly facing segment margins but distributed inside the margin; segment upper margin at base not or hardly eared.
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.