Remota means scattered.
Rhizome: erect, branching, scaly.
Frond: 100 cm high by 25 cm wide, deciduous or persistent, monomorphic, blade/stipe ratio: 2:1 to 3:1.
Stipe: grooved, scales triangular to lanceolate, light brown with a dark base, elsewhere described as golden-brown, vascular bundles: 3-7 in a c-shaped pattern.
Blade: 2-pinnate, lanceolate, herbaceous to somewhat leathery, linear to ovate scales below, absent above.
Pinnae: 18 to 22 pair, catadromous; pinnules oblong, shallowly lobed; lower pinnule of the lowest pinnae slightly longer than the upper pinnule; costae grooved above, continuous from rachis to costae; margins margins lobed with acute teeth; veins free, forked.
Sori: round, medial, indusium: reniform, convex, at a sinus, sporangia: brownish.
Habitat: subalpine near forest streams, rare.
Distribution: central Europe to western Asia and a couple of stations in Ireland.
Hardy to -30°C, USDA Zone 4.
Dryopteris affinis ssp. affinis x D. expansa
Aspidium rigidum var. remotum Döll
Dryopteris kemulariae Mikheladze