Blechnum novae-zelandiae

Blechnum novae-zelandiae photographed at Logan Botanic Garden,  Stranraer, Scotland, UK

Blechnum novae-zelandiae is a large hard fern. The bright green frond blades vary in length between 8 and 100 in (20 and 250 cm).

Blechnum nova-zelandiae is found throughout New Zealand in lowland to mountain forests, on road banks, stream edges and cliffs. It was formerly called Blechnum capense. Its Maori name is kiokio.

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