Month: December 2021


The Botanical Rudolph

A staghorn fern is the aristocrat of cultivated fern, scientifically known as Platycerium sp. The genus Platycerium consists of about eighteen species usually found in tropical and subtropical forests. This genus is common to the tropics and subtropics of Africa, Southeast Asia, and Australia, although some species can tolerate quite cool temperatures. The eighteen species are epiphytic ferns with hanging fronds. According to a study, a basal split of Platycerium into two well-supported clades comprises […]

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