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A contrast in leaves

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Small Leaf Fallen onto Fern Leaf 4009

The intricate compound leaves of many of new Zealand’s ferns are large and horizontally oriented, so they act as nets to catch lightweight things falling from above. Many a time I noticed the contrast between a living fern leaf and a much smaller dead one from a tree, as was the case here in a downward-looking view from February 8th at Tiritiri Matangi.

© 2015 Steven Schwartzman

Written by Steve Schwartzman

March 21, 2015 at 5:59 AM

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