B minus (R.Br.) Ettingsh.

Sterile and fertile pinnae not auriculate at the base or with the lower pairs very slightly auriculate. Scales of the rhizome dull, mostly concolorous, rarely with a paler border. Stipes of mature plants stramineous, sometimes mottled with brown; the base dark brown, smooth or slightly tuberculate. Plants up to 90 cm high. Widespread. Usually on the tablelands, along the banks of creeks in open forest or in narrow mountain gorges, at the edges of waterfalls or in swampy creeks in cleared RF areas. Soft Water Fern