Greek skyphos - little cup, referring to the shape of the indusium.
Similar to Davallia, where it is often placed, the differences described below.
c. 8 species from SE Asia and Polynesia.
Spores or division.
Fronds simple to once divided with the basal branches sometimes forked; rhizome scales blackish.
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.