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Fronds1 to irregularly 4-pinnate, herbaceous. Sori in broad linear bands along margin of frond. Rhachis deeply grooved. Pteridaceae
Fronds 2–4-pinnate; the pinnules never ribbon-like. Veins reticulate or free and once forked
Veins of the ultimate segments reticulate. Plants 0.6–2.6 m high. RF and tall open forests. Blue Mts. Often near creeks or waterfalls, on basalt or Ss Pteris comans