Rhizome short, tufted, densely covered with dark brown scales. Blade divided once, linear in outline, mostly to 40 cm long. Segments well separated and shortly stalked, mostly fan-shaped with outer margin toothed, larger ones subdivided; veins forked, radiating from the base of segments. Sori 1 to several on a segment, sometimes fusing together.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
WA, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic., Tas., NZ.
Linear fronds more or less prostrate and rooting at the tips; segments fan-shaped and toothed on the outer face.
Source: (1995). Aspleniaceae. 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.