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  • Rights: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa Published 29 March 2015, Updated 7 May 2020 Size: 160 KB Referencing Hub media

    A young fern frond produced from the rhizome. These are characteristically tightly coiled for protection and may be further protected with hairs or scales. Also known as fiddleheads, they uncoil slowly as they mature.

    Image acknowledgement: Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa

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