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Elkhorn Fern

Platycerium bifurcatum

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6 Comments

p.young713
p.young713 9 years ago

No Christiane, I have not seen the Frogmouth, I will go take a look. Thank you!

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

Thanks p.young.. Did you see the new photo from the Frogmouth?

p.young713
p.young713 9 years ago

I have a stag horn fern, it looks different than this http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/685...
Ferns in this group are known as staghorn or elkhorn ferns due to their uniquely-shaped fronds so says Wikipedia. Lol
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platycerium...

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

@dandoucette ...So have I, but I took this photo in the botanic garden and the sign said Elkhorn! Don't know if it is right!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Interesting, I've never heard this called Elkhorn Fern. I've always heard this as Staghorn Fern.

p.young713
p.young713 9 years ago

Cool fern!!

Christiane
Spotted by
Christiane

4558, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Aug 9, 2011
Submitted on Aug 23, 2011

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