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Related to Platycerium: Platycerium bifurcatum
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Noun1.Platycerium - often epiphytic tropical Old World fernsPlatycerium - often epiphytic tropical Old World ferns
fern genus - genera of ferns and fern allies
family Polypodiaceae, Polypodiaceae - ferns: a large family that in some classification systems has been subdivided into several families (including Aspleniaceae and Blechnaceae and Davalliaceae and Dennstaedtiaceae and Dryopteridaceae and Oleandraceae and Pteridaceae)
staghorn fern - any of various tropical ferns of the genus Platycerium having large flat lobed fronds often resembling the antlers of a stag
common staghorn fern, elkhorn fern, Platycerium alcicorne, Platycerium bifurcatum - commonly cultivated fern of Australia and southeastern Asia and Polynesia
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Range :The most popular ferns for use as houseplants are the staghorn fern (Platycerium), bird's nest fern (Asplenium), deersfoot fern (Davallia), blue star fern (Phlebodium), maidenhair fern (Adiantum), holly fern (Cyrtomium), brake fern and ribbon fern (Pteris), and cliffbrake fern (Pellaea).
First, he suggests, choose a specimen in a 4-inch pot (the collection at left includes Platycerium bifurcatum, P.
Estan presentes tambien en otros generos de helechos, como Platycerium Desv., Drynaria (Bory) Sm., Christiopteris Copel.
In an analogous way, the humus-collecting fronds of larger Platycerium or Drynaria individuals allow these canopy-dwelling ferns to obtain more nutrients, while juveniles only feature green fronds (Goebel, 1913).
El helecho epifito Platycerium andinum Baker es el unico representante del genero Platycerium que se encuentra en las Americas.
55-65 Button fern Pellaea rotundifolia 60-75 Climbing bird's nest Polypodium punctatum 60-75 fern Creeping moss Selaginella 55-60 Deer's foot fern Davallia canariensis 60-75 Hart's tongue fern Phyllitis 60-75 scolopendrium Holly fern Cyrtomium falcatum 50-75 Holly fern Poloystichum tsus- 55-65 simense Maidenhair fern Adiantum raddianum 65-75 Maidenhair fern Adiantum tenerum 65-75 Palm-leaf fern Blechnum capense 60-64 Rabbit's foot fern Polypodium aureum 55-60 Stag's horn fern Platycerium 60-75 bifurcatum Tree maidenhair Didymochlaena 60-75 truncatula Flowering Plants Achimenes Achimenes 55-60 African violet Saintapaulia ionantha 65-75 Azalea Rhododendron indicum 50-60 Basket vine Aeschynanthus 65-70 Billbergia Billbergia spp.
Demise 2004 A New Record of the Fern Platycerium ridleyi Christ.
Indigenous to warm, humid regions near the equator, such as the Indonesian Islands, the Philippines, certain regions of coastal Africa and the island of Madagascar, these non-flowering perennials of the Polypodiaceae family belong to the genus Platycerium (from the Greek word meaning "broad horn").