Asia-Tropical:, New Guinea present
Malesia: New Guinea (known only from the type collection).
Young plants have an almost evenly elliptic lamina with rounded apex and broadly cuneate base (those seen 3.9 × 2.5 cm).
Tectaria microchlamys in Blumea 35: 553. 1991
- Type: J. R. Croft 1115 (K).
- Isotype: J. R. Croft 1115 (LAE).