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New Zealand
Native Ferns

• Indigenous & endemic to New Zealand with their cultivars

• Ferns: distinctive group of plants often adapting well to shady conditions.

Cyathea dealbata TREE FERN Cyathea smithii TREE FERN


 

 

 

Asplenium bulbiferum - Hen & Chicken fern
- HEN AND CHICKEN FERN LEAVES
Asplenium bulbiferum 'Maori Princess' - Hen & Chicken fern cultivar
Asplenium oblongifolium - shining spleenwort
Blechnum chambersii - lance fern, nini, rereti
Blechnum discolor - crown fern, petipeti, piupiu
- WOODLAND GROUND COVER FERN PHOTO - CROWN FERN FROM ABOVE IMAGE
Blechnum fluviatile - creek fern, kiwikiwi, kiwakiwa, star fern
Blechnum novae-zealandiae - kio kio, gully fern, kiokio
Tree Ferns (Cyathea & Dicksonia) - visit feature gallery here
Cyathea dealbata - silver tree fern, ponga
Cyathea medullaris - black tree fern, mamaku
Cyathea smithii - ponga, Smith's tree fern, soft tree fern
Dicksonia fibrosa - wheki-ponga, golden tree fern
Dicksonia squarrosa - NZ wheki tree fern
Marattia salicina - horseshoe / king fern, tawhiti para
Microsorum pustulatum - hounds tongue fern
- AS GROUND COVER BENAETH TREES
Polystichum richardii - prickly shield fern, pikopiko
Polystichum vestitum - prickly shield fern, punui
- WOODLAND FERN - PRICKLY FERN FROND UNDERSIDE - FERN FROND UNFURLING
Pteridium esculentum - bracken, rahurahu
- FRONDS CLOSE-UP PHOTOGRAPH


Which Native Fern?: New Ecology Edition (Which S.)

 

 

NZ FERN IDENTIFICATION...
Which Native Fern?
Published, New Zealand, August 2009

Re-written edition of the best-selling NZ classic now includes the known uses of each fern, from food and medicine, to perfume, making tools, mattresses and track-markers. It also explains how to grow each fern in your own garden. Colour photographs of leaves and a unique leaf key to confidently identify species.

Know Your New Zealand Native Plants

 

 

NEW PUBLICATION
Know Your New Zealand Native Plants.
Published, New Zealand, March 2009

Lawrie Metcalf introduces a selection of the most interesting, iconic and important New Zealand plants.

Written for a family readership and with the novice in mind, is accompanied by full-page, full-colour portrait photographs.

 


 


Koru PRINT
by Diana Adams.
Price:$22.50

   
   
       
       
 

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