Rhizome short with many stolons but no tubers. Blade extremely variable in length, to nearly 2 m long, elliptic in outline, narrowing at tip and base, pale green; stalk to 30 cm long, pale brown, brittle. Segments to about 15 cm long, scurfy-scaly on lower surfaces and midrib, slightly sickle-shaped; margin with shallow, irregular, rounded teeth, 'eared' at the base on upper margin. Indusia kidney-shaped.
Needs shelter and warmth
Tropical Asia to the Pacific.
Fronds erect; segments and axes with scurfy scales on lower surface, at least when young.
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.