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koru

This unfurled fern, called koru,  is an important Maori symbol for new life, among other things. Click here for more meanings.



15 comments:

Amy Franks said...

love! nice shot

Taken For Granted said...

Great patterns in this young fern. Well seen.

John "By Stargoose And Hanglands" said...

Seeing the little thumbnail photo on Blogger Dashboard I thought this was a piece of ornate metalwork. It's very beautiful.

Margaret Adamson said...

Fantastic shot. Have a great weekend.

HansHB said...

Beautiful b&w post! Happy
New Year to you!

My b&w post:
https://hanshb.wordpress.com/2015/01/02/willow-tit-poecile-montanus/#comments

Dragonstar said...

A great collection of patterns. This is a wonderful design.

Yamini MacLean said...

Hari Om
A beautiful study... YAM xx

Andy said...

In Canada when the fern is in this shape they are called fiddle heads. People gather them up and cook them then eat them. They are most popular in the Maritime Provinces.

LonettA said...

Wonderful details of the young fern! Very well captured!

The Artful Diva said...

I thought it was an embroidery at first glance - neat capture!

EG CameraGirl said...

This is a beautiful eexample of a new beginning!

facile et beau - Gusta said...

Very beautiful

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

What an absolutely perfect symbol for the New Year ... and what an absolutely perfect picture of it.

Robert Nicolaescu said...

Beautiful shot.

NatureFootstep said...

a fine meaning for the fern :)