Stem spreading, forming slender trunks to about 10 cm wide and up to 6 m tall, covered with reddish brown hairs and black frond bases. Fronds to 3 m long, divided 3-4 times, rough. Stalks black, rough. Sorus on each lobe of fertile segments about 2 mm wide.
Can grow in cool areas.
Stalk bases rough and black; sorus large, about 2 mm wide.
Source: (1995). Dicksoniaceae. 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.