Rhizome short-creeping, thick; scales brown. Sterile and fertile fronds similar. Fronds to 1 m or more long, the upper to middle part the widest, to 60 cm or more broad; margins wavy. Sori scattered, sometimes fused. The whole blade is slightly jointed down both sides of the midrib and sometimes shed to leave the bare midrib.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Fertile fronds not narrowed; sori scattered.
Source: (1995). Polypodiaceae. 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.