Rhizomes short and erect. Stalks to 15 cm or more long, brown at the base, green above, shiny and scaly. Blades divided 2-3 times, to about 45 cm long, 20 cm wide, stiff, upright with a few scales. Ultimate segments linear and undivided in upper frond. Sori more or less marginal, to about 7 mm long.
Will tolerate cool conditions.
Vic., Tas., NZ.
Fronds finely divided, the secondary branches mostly distinctly stalked.
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.