Rhizome short, covered by narrow, dark, latticed scales. Fronds tufted. Stipe covered in glandular and/or simple hairs. Lamina once pinnate, pinnae narrowly lobed, herbaceous, covered in glandular and/or simple hairs; veins free and forked. Sori superficial, oblong to linear, indusium absent.
5 species from South America, Europe, Africa and the Australian region; 2 species in Australia.