Victorian Naturalist 60: 110 (1943) APNI
Fronds spaced along rhizome at intervals up to 8 cm, erect, with spreading fan-shaped lamina, up to 4 tiers (first and sometimes second branches very short), first branches with some pinnately lobed pinnae; angle between first branches 75–110°. Stipe 30–60 cm long, brown, smooth, shiny, with a few scales near base. Pinnules on ultimate rachis at 75–90° to axis, narrowly oblong, 10–30 mm long, upper surface dull green, lower surface grey-green, glabrous; pinnule base slightly expanded; margins entire; apex rounded. Sori with 3–6 yellow sporangia.
EGL, EGU, HFE, HNF, HSF, OtR, Strz, WPro. Also NT, Qld, NSW, Tas. (including Cape Barren Is. and King Is.). In forested areas, particularly moist slopes, in the south and east of Victoria, but most common in East Gippsland.
See also notes under S. urceolatus.
|Bioregion||Occurrence status||Establishment means|
|East Gippsland Lowlands||present||native|
|East Gippsland Uplands||present||native|
|New South Wales|