Kōrero: Ferns and lycophytes

Filmy ferns

Filmy ferns

Filmy ferns are the largest fern family in New Zealand. They have delicate, translucent fronds and are common in wet forests. These two common species are piripiri (Hymenophyllum sanguinolentum), left, and raurenga or kidney fern (Cardiomanes reniforme).

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10054685

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Patrick Brownsey, 'Ferns and lycophytes - Ferns and lycophytes in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10873/filmy-ferns (accessed 26 September 2023)

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