Story: Ferns and lycophytes

Remembering a soldier

Remembering a soldier

The leaf of the silver fern is an unofficial emblem of New Zealand, appearing on military insignia and war graves.

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Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Ferns in New Zealand culture', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Patrick Brownsey, published 24 Sep 2007