Stipes articulated to the rhizome. Scales of the rhizome ciliate or fimbriate, peltately affixed. Rhizome long-creeping, epiphytic on trees of climbing over rocks Davalliaceae
Stipes not articulated to the rhizome
Fronds at least 2-pinnate. Pinnae not articulated to the main rhachis. Indusium orbicular-peltate (Fig. 21). Rumohra
Fronds 1-pinnate. Pinnae articulated to the main rhachis. Epiphytic on trees or climbing over rocks Arthropteris