Rhizome long-creeping; scales profuse, black, pale-edged, needle-like, spreading. Blade lanceolate in outline, covered with whitish hair. Indusia inside the segment margins, widest above the middle, about 1 mm long. Needs shelter and warmth.
Softly-hairy fronds; rhizomes with black, needle-like scales.
Source: (1995). Davalliaceae. 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. (as Davallodes hirsutum)