Davallodes hirsuta

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: Spencer, R. (1995). Davalliaceae. In: Spencer, R.. 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)

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Polypodiopsida
order     Polypodiales
family      Davalliaceae
genus       Davallodes Copel.