often epiphytic tropical Old World ferns
Syn: ↑genus Platycerium
Hypernyms: ↑fern genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Polypodiaceae, ↑family Polypodiaceae

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\\ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈsirēəm\ noun
Usage: capitalized
Etymology: New Latin, from platy- + Greek kērion honeycomb (from kēros wax) — more at cereus
: a genus of tropical Old World ferns (family Polypodiaceae) that are mostly epiphytic and have large flat lobed fronds often resembling the antlers of a stag — see staghorn fern

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  • Platycerium — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Platycerium, Staghorn Ferns Platycerium bifurcatum National Botanical Gardens …   Wikipedia Español

  • Platycerium — Platycerium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Platycerĭum — (P. Gaudich.), Pflanzengattung aus der Familie der Polypodiaceae Polypodieae, zu Acrostichum Lin. gehörend; Arten in Südafrika, Jowa, Australien …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Platycerĭum — Desv., Farngattung aus der Familie der Polypodiazeen, deren Arten durch eigentümlichen Blattwechsel ausgezeichnet sind (vgl. Epiphyten, S. 871, und Tafel »Epiphyten«, Fig. 7). P. (Acrostichum) alcicorne Desv. (Elenshorn), im tropischen Ostafrika …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Platycerium —   [griechisch], die Pflanzengattung Geweihfarn …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Platycerium — Platycerium …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Platycerium — Taxobox name = Platycerium , Staghorn Ferns image width = 250px image caption = Platycerium bifurcatum National Botanical Gardens regnum = Plantae divisio = Pteridophyta classis = Pteridopsida ordo = Polypodiales familia = Polypodiaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • Platycerium — Geweihfarne Geweihfarn in einer Baumgabel Systematik Unterreich: Gefäßpflanzen (Tracheobionta) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Platycerium — ID 65089 Symbol Key PLATY15 Common Name N/A Family Polypodiaceae Category Fern Division Pteridophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution HI Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • platycerium — platy·ce·ri·um …   English syllables

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