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Sporangia in comb-like, lateral or apical sporangiophores with protective flanges serving as false indusia. Stipes without flap-like expansions. Wiry or ribbon-like terrestrial plants under 15 cm high, with creeping or erect rhizomes, clothed with hairs or scales Schizaeaceae
Sterile fronds simple, flat, without revolute margins, smooth, glossy, 1–2.5 mm broad, 7–10 pairs of sporangia on a soriferous pinnule. Soriferous heads single, on simple flattened fronds. Coast south of Gosford and adjacent plateaus; Blue Mts. Near waterfalls on damp rocks or in moist sandstone caves Schizaea rupestris