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Description: Epiphytic or growing on rocks; rhizome long-creeping, scales clathrate, peltately attached.
Fronds not dimorphic; stipes scattered, articulated to the rhizome; lamina simple, dark green, leathery; veins densely reticulate.
Sori without indusium, ovate, narrow-oblong or circular, 2–7 mm long and 1.5–3 mm wide, sunken into the lamina.
Distribution and occurrence: World: 4 species, Malesia, Australia & Pacific. Australia: 1 species (endemic).
Text by Peter G. Wilson
|One species in NSW: Dictymia brownii|