Platycerium alcicorne

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Platycerium alcicorne
Platycerium alcicorne - Berlin Botanical Garden - IMG 8687.JPG
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridophyta
Class: Polypodiopsida/Pteridopsida
(disputed)
Order: Polypodiales
(unranked): Eupolypods I
Family: Polypodiaceae
Genus: Platycerium
Species: P. alcicorne
Binomial name
Platycerium alcicorne
Desv.

Platycerium alcicorne, the staghorn fern, is a species of Platycerium fern native to Madagascar, the Seychelles and Comoros Islands, as well as Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

It is cultivated as an ornamental plant for gardens.

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