Rhizome short-creeping. Fronds to 30 cm long, 2-3 cm wide, divided 2 times for most of the length; main axis densely scaly. Stalk red-brown, shiny. Segments blunt, oblong-elliptic, margins without teeth or lobes, upper surface with undivided hairs; scales few, golden brown on lower surface especially the midrib.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
S & E Australia, Lord Howe I., NZ, New Caledonia, Pacific Is.
Narrow fronds with undivided hairs on upper surface and scales below.
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.