Cheilanthes Sw.

False indusium interrupted. Fronds decompound. Rhizome tufted or shortly creeping Cheilanthes
Lamina glabrous. Indusium consisting of the slightly reflexed frond-margin. Widespread. Open forest; ti-tree scrub; rocky hillsides; pastures Cheilanthes sieberisieberi
Lamina clothed on the lower surface with lanceolate scales and on the upper surface with simple hairs. Indusium absent. Widespread. Open forest or woodland. Rocky hillsides Cheilanthes distans