Monographs Details: Dennstaedtia
Authority: Mori, S. A., et al. 1997. Guide to the vascular plants of central French Guiana: Part 1. Pteridophytes, gymnosperms, and monocotyledons. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 76: 1-422.
Description:Genus Description - Plants terrestrial, medium to very large. Rhizomes slender, long-creeping, without scales but pubescent. Fronds widely spaced, with long petioles, 1-4-pinnate, glabrous or pubescent; petiole not articulate; blade deltoid, the veins free. Sori marginal, separate, located at ends of simple veins, in many species the sori arising near sinuses between two lobes or segments; indusia adnate to lateral margin.