Free floating; fronds orbicular-ovate, 3-10 x 3-8 mm, asymmetrical, obtuse or rounded at apex, entire, 3-15-veined, green above, tinged with pink or purple beneath. Daughter fronds budding from the vicinity of root insertion in a slit in the mother plant. Roots 3-18 per frond. Turions produced in adverse condi¬tions; arising from lateral slits; thick, brownish or dark greenish. Flowering specimens not seen in Pakistan.