Rhizomes long-creeping, thin, branched and hairy. Fronds divided 3-4 times, hairy; veins free. Sori continuous along the marginal veins of segments. Indusia consisting of a marginal flap and a true membranous inner indusial flap.
c. 12 species from the tropics.
Spores or division of rhizomes.
Fronds thick with alternate branches; sori along the segment margins and with an inner indusium.
Source: (1995). Dennstaedtiaceae. 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.