Story: Ferns and lycophytes



Threadfern (Blechnum filiforme) is a climbing plant consisting of a long, creeping stem with stalked fronds. Mature fronds have vegetative (sterile) fronds consisting of pairs of elongated segments, and fertile (spore-bearing) fronds with very long, thin segments.

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Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Land of ferns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 July 2024)

Story by Patrick Brownsey, published 24 Sep 2007