Rhizome short, erect with rootlets bearing small, oblong tubers. Frond mostly to 30 cm long but generally much shorter, divided 1-2 times, sometimes 3 times at the base. Blades narrowly triangular in outline, mostly 5-10 cm long and to 3 cm wide. Stalk and midrib hairless but with a few scales at the base. Segments to 1.5 cm long, oblong, base curved downwards, upper margin lobed, stalk attached in one corner. Sori kidney-shaped in notches of segments, mostly hairy.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
Australia, NZ, Melanesia, Asia.
Small habit; stalk hairless; indusia mostly hairy; small tubers on the rootlets.
Source: (1995). Adiantaceae. 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.