Indusium absent. Sori marginal, borne on the vein-tips, ± confluent. Stipes and rhachises black or dark red-brown Adiantaceae
Inudium false or absent. Sori not borne on a flap formed by the lamina
False indusium continuous. Fronds 1-pinnate. Rhizome long, creeping Pellaea
Pinnae shortly stalked, with petiolules 1–5 mm long. Scales and hairs whitish to light brown
Pinnae subsessile, with petiolules 0.2–1 mm long, 14–44 pairs, 0.6–5 cm long, 0.2–1.2 cm broad. Juvenile fronds pinnate composed of c. 5–10 pairs of pinnae