Stems to 60 cm or more long, branching, pendent. Sterile leaves mostlx 2-5 mm wide, narrowly ovate, slightly ridged below, stiff and leathery, tapering abruptly at the base to a short stalk, dark green; margins without teeth; tip prickly. Fertile leaves short, 1-1.5 mm long, ovate, blunt, in a distinct fertile region. Needs shelter and warmth.
Rare in the wild.
NE Qld, Pacific Is, Asia, Tropical Africa
Source: (1995). Lycopodiaceae. 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.