Kōrero: Ferns and lycophytes

Hound’s tongue fern sori (1 o 4)

Hound’s tongue fern sori

Fern spores are often grouped on the underside or edges of fronds in patches known as sori. Their shape and location are important in identifying ferns. Hound’s tongue ferns (Phymatosorus pustulatus) have large, round sori sunk into the frond surface.

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Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Reproduction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10860/hounds-tongue-fern-sori (accessed 24 February 2020)

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