Plants evergreen, small to medium-sized. Rhizome ascending, short, minutely pubescent. Stipe shiny, brown, subglabrescent, 3-10 cm; lamina 1-pinnate, linear-lanceolate, 15-50 × 2-6 cm, thinly herbaceous; rachis elongate and bearing buds at apex; pinnae ca. 50 pairs, broadly lanceolate to narrowly oblong, 1.5-3.2 cm × 3-7 mm, acroscopic base truncate and auriculate, basiscopic base cuneate, sessile, margin deeply dentate, apex acute to moderately so; lateral veinlets simple, parallel, adaxially with sparse, pale yellowish, minute hairs. Sori 1 per tooth, orbicular, small, without indusia but often covered by reflexed teeth at margins of lobes.