Description: Terrestrial ferns; rhizome long-creeping, covered with scales.
Lamina 1-pinnate to 2-pinnatifid, the lower pinnae not markedly reduced in size; the veins of the undersurface often bearing fine white hairs and red to orange sessile glands; basal veins of segments always joining and running to the fork between the segments.
Sori small, indusiate.
Distribution and occurrence: World: 3 species, tropical to Stemp. regions. Australia: 1sp. (native).
Text by Peter G. Wilson