Kōrero: Ferns and lycophytes

Fern-covered stream banks

Fern-covered stream banks

Ferns are such a feature of New Zealand’s forests that the country was described as the land of ferns by early writers. This is a common scene in New Zealand’s forests – tree ferns with their spreading crown of leafy fronds growing alongside a stream and steep banks densely covered in kiokio.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050843
Photograph by Chris Rudge

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Land of ferns', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10849/fern-covered-stream-banks (accessed 15 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Patrick Brownsey, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007