Epiphyte; rhizome slender, creeping, scaly, thepetiole bases well spaced. Leaves simple; petioles 3-7 mm long,sparsely scaly; blades obovate or oblong to orbicular, rounded toirregularly lobed especially in upper part, rounded or tapered atbase, to 2 (3) cm long and 1(1.5) cm wide, the midrib distinct, thelateral veins pinnately arranged, and cross-veins lacking; falsevein continuous, submarginal. Sori 4-9 per leaf, together near apexor solitary on apical lobes; indusium wholly immersed in margin,lacking lips and not dark-edged, the tube cylindrical andbroadly expanded at apex. Croat 16515.
Distribution on BCI unknown. Found in wet forests on roots andbases of trees and on fallen logs. Throughout Central America andnorthern South America; Greater Antilles. In Panama, known onlyfrom tropical moist forest in the Canal Zone.