Medium-sized to large
terrestrial, epiphytic or epilithic fern. Rhizome stout, robust, covered with
dark stiff hard bristles. Stipe stout smooth, erect, longer than the lamina,
grooved on the upper surface, polished black in colour. Fronds large, fan-shaped.
Lamina cut to the base at equal divisions, each half divided into several long
linear lobes. Veins dichotomously branched, the first vein dichotomously
branched and divides the lamina into two equal halves. Sori small, round,
exindusiate, irregularly scattered.