Rhizome thick, to 1 cm wide; scales brown. Fronds simple, widest in the middle. Blade to 60 cm long, 6 cm wide. Stalk short or absent. Sori small, scattered in the upper half of the frond.
Can grow in cool areas.
Pacific, Asia, Africa.
Fronds simple with short stalks.
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.