Rhizome erect, forming a short trunk; scales dark brown. Fronds to over 1 m long. Blade divided 2-3 times, more or less triangular in outline, ultimate segments divided about half way to midrib. Stalks smooth above, dark at the base. Sori generally paired to form a distinctive 'v' shape. Indusia with fringed margins.
Needs shelter and warmth.
Qld, NSW, New Guinea, Malesia, S Asia.
Side branch segments divided about half way to the midrib; veins free.
Source: (1995). Athyriaceae. 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.