|Etymology||Genus||Flame-coloured, referring to the fertile fronds covered with orange sori|
|Species||Resembling Pilosella, likely because it also have very long rhizomes|
|Synonyms||Pteris piloselloides L., Drymoglossum piloselloides (L.) C. Presl|
|Common Names||Dragon's Scale Fern|
|Native Distribution||Northeastern India to thoughtout Southeast Asia|
The fronds of this fern are almost circular and "pasted" on the trunks and branches of trees. Sometimes, they are oval in shape. Some Dischidia species like D. nummularia and D. major are similar, but their leaves are oppositely arranged.
A tree trunk covered with the Dragon's Scale Fern.
Circular fronds is the typical shape.
Sometimes the fronds are slightly elongated.
Fertile fronds are narrow and much more elongated.