Story: Ferns and lycophytes

Leather-leaf fern

Leather-leaf fern

Only a few hardy ferns like this leather-leaf fern (Pyrrosia eleagnifolia) manage to thrive in exposed shoreline conditions.

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Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Habitat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/10889/leather-leaf-fern (accessed 14 July 2020)

Story by Patrick Brownsey, published 24 Sep 2007