Classification of Ferns

The ferns at the Mangemangeroa Reserve display a wide diversity in both number and form. To broadly classify these ferns their spore arrangement can be used. Within these fields ferns can be
tufted, creeping and climbing, hanging, tree like

Spores borne on all fronds

Seperate fronds
(fertile and sterile)

 "herringbone" asp Spores "circular" tonguesp
Asplenium species
Diparia OR Diplazium
around edges
placed on frond