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Elkhorn Fern

Platycerium bifurcatum

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p.young713 12 years ago

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

Christiane 12 years ago

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

p.young713 12 years ago

I have a stag horn fern, it looks different than this
Ferns in this group are known as staghorn or elkhorn ferns due to their uniquely-shaped fronds so says Wikipedia. Lol

Christiane 12 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!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 12 years ago

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

p.young713 12 years ago

Cool fern!!

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4558, Queensland, Australia

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

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