Tips on fern identification

For those on facebook, I'm taking a close look during #lockdown at the New Zealand ferns I have growing at home. Some are the usual self-sown suspects, while others that I have in cultivation are maybe a bit more unusual.

I've started with three similar-looking spleenworts: Asplenium oblongifolium, A. obtusatum, and A. lepidotum. Next up will be Asplenium polyodon, and then I might have a look through what I have from the Pteridaceae, Polypodiaceae, and Blechnaceae (and return to more Asplenium later).

You can find more pictures and my tips for identification at www.facebook.com/nzferns

FernsAtHome

Posted by leonperrie leonperrie, April 01, 2020 08:50

Observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Huruhuruwhenua Asplenium oblongifolium

Observer

leonperrie

Date

March 28, 2020 03:30 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Paranako Asplenium obtusatum

Observer

leonperrie

Date

March 28, 2020 03:47 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

leonperrie

Date

March 28, 2020 03:33 PM NZDT

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