Story: Ferns and lycophytes

Kiokio

Kiokio

Kiokio (Blechnum novae-zelandiae) belongs to the family of hard ferns, the second largest of New Zealand’s fern families. Kiokio is hardy, and is commonly seen on the sides of road cuttings and stream banks in the damper regions of the country.

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Photograph by Kevin Smith

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Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Ferns and lycophytes in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10875/kiokio (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Patrick Brownsey, published 24 Sep 2007