Kōrero: Ferns and lycophytes

Fertile leaves of crown fern (4 o 4)

Fertile leaves of crown fern

The crown fern (Blechnum discolor) produces fertile leaves covered with a band of sori on the undersurface of narrow leaflets.

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Private collection
Photograph by Iona Wassilieff

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Reproduction', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10866/fertile-leaves-of-crown-fern (accessed 26 September 2020)

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