Taxon profile


Staghorn ferns
Platycerium Desv.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Monilophyta - horsetails »  class Polypodiopsida »  order Polypodiales »  family Polypodiaceae »  subfamily Platycerioideae

Scientific synonyms

Alcicornium Gaudich. ex Underw.
Neuroplatyceros Fee

Other names

= Elkhorn ferns

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Platycerium alcicorne Desv.

Platycerium alcicorne - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium andinum Bak.
species Platycerium angolense Welw. ex Hook.
species Platycerium bifurcatum (Cav.) C. Christens. - Elkhorn Fern

Platycerium bifurcatum - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium coronarium (Koenig) Devs - Stag's Horn Fern

Platycerium coronarium - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium elephantotis Schweinf.

Platycerium elephantotis - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium ellisii Bak.
species Platycerium grande J. Sm.

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species Platycerium hillii Moore

Platycerium hillii - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium holttumii Joncheere & Hennipman
species Platycerium quadridichotomum (Bonap.) Desv.
species Platycerium ridleyi Christ

Platycerium ridleyi - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium stemaria (Beauv.) Desv.

Platycerium stemaria - 0000000001 1

species Platycerium superbum de Joncheere & Hennipman - Staghorn Fern

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species Platycerium veitchii (Underw.) C. Chr.
species Platycerium wandae Racib.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1309321]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Platycerium Desvaux, 1827]
Data retrieved on: 5 January 2020
EN Novikoff A., Barabasz-Krasny B. (2015): System of Embryophytes [], Plant Systematics: 23-63. Liga-Pres [as Platycerium Desv.]
Data retrieved on: 4 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Platycerium Desv.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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