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Stipes not articulated to the rhizome. Veins free (hidden in Grammitis billardieri). Small caespitose epiphytes under 15 cm high with hairy stipes. Scales of the rhizome non-peltate non-clathrate, with unicellular bristles along the margin Grammitidaceae
Stipes crowded, up to 2 cm long, densely clothed with long, simple, glandular-tipped hairs and a few forked or stellate hairs. (If stipes absent then hairs present on basal 5 mm of fronds). Fronds including the stipes 2–15 cm long, 3—10 mm wide, Sori elliptic. Rhizome up to 2.5 cm long. Widespread. RF or WSF. Moist rocks or sometimes on trees, near waterfalls, or often in crevices in cliffs. Finger Fern Grammitis billardieri