Monographs Details: Lindsaea
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. Rhizomes short-creeping or slightly ascending, with ovate to linear scales. Fronds nearly all inserted on one side of rhizome, alternate; blade entire or 1-3-pinnate, glabrous; petiole pale yellow to blackish, dark at base; petiole and rachis sometimes angular. Sori at ends of veins or joining two or even all veins of pinnule, facing margin of blade, covered by a linear, abaxial indusium, parallel and close to margin of blade.