Rhizome brittle, long-creeping, densely scaly; scales cleft at base and attached near sinus. Stipe not articulated to rhizome. Fronds 2-several times pinnate. Lamina glabrous, ultimate segments asymmetic. Sori almost marginal or midway between the margin and midrib, circular; indusium circular, with central stalk, membranous.
6 species, all except 1 confined to Madagascar.
Rumohra is sometimes included in the Davalliaceae.