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Index Platycerium

Platycerium is a genus of about 18 fern species in the polypod family, Polypodiaceae. [1]

36 relations: Africa, Australia, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Bukidnon, Canberra, Crassulacean acid metabolism, Deserts and xeric shrublands, Epiphyte, Fern, Finland, Frond, Gametophyte, Garden, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mendut, New Guinea, Nicaise Auguste Desvaux, Ornamental plant, Pahang, Philippines, Plant propagation, Platycerium alcicorne, Platycerium bifurcatum, Platycerium coronarium, Platycerium hillii, Platycerium superbum, Polypodiaceae, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney, South America, Southeast Asia, Spore, Sporophyte, Tropical garden, Tropics, University of Helsinki Botanical Garden.


Africa is the world's second largest and second most-populous continent (behind Asia in both categories).

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Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian National Botanic Gardens

The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) are located in Canberra and are administered by the Australian Government's Department of the Environment and Heritage.

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Bukidnon (officially the Province of Bukidnon, Lalawigan sa Bukidnon) is a landlocked province in the Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region.

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Canberra is the capital city of Australia.

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Crassulacean acid metabolism

Crassulacean acid metabolism, also known as CAM photosynthesis, is a carbon fixation pathway that evolved in some plants as an adaptation to arid conditions.

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Deserts and xeric shrublands

Deserts and xeric shrublands are a biome characterized by receiving only a small amount of moisture, usually defined as less than 250 mm of annual precipitation.

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An epiphyte is an organism that grows on the surface of a plant and derives its moisture and nutrients from the air, rain, water (in marine environments) or from debris accumulating around it.

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A fern is a member of a group of vascular plants that reproduce via spores and have neither seeds nor flowers.

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Finland (Suomi; Finland), officially the Republic of Finland is a country in Northern Europe bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Norway to the north, Sweden to the northwest, and Russia to the east.

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A frond is a large, divided leaf.

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A gametophyte is one of the two alternating phases in the life cycle of plants and algae.

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A garden is a planned space, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Malaysia is a federal constitutional monarchy in Southeast Asia.

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Mendut is a ninth-century Buddhist temple, located in Mendut village, Mungkid sub-district, Magelang Regency, Central Java, Indonesia.

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New Guinea

New Guinea (Nugini or, more commonly known, Papua, historically, Irian) is a large island off the continent of Australia.

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Nicaise Auguste Desvaux

Nicaise Auguste Desvaux (28 August 1784 – 12 July 1856) was a French botanist.

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Ornamental plant

Ornamental plants are plants that are grown for decorative purposes in gardens and landscape design projects, as houseplants, for cut flowers and specimen display.

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Pahang (Jawi: ڤهڠ), officially Pahang Darul Makmur with the Arabic honorific Darul Makmur (Jawi: دار المعمور, "The Abode of Tranquility") is a sultanate and a federal state of Malaysia.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Plant propagation

Plant propagation is the process of creating new plants from a variety of sources: seeds, cuttings and other plant parts.

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Platycerium alcicorne

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.

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Platycerium bifurcatum

Platycerium bifurcatum, the elkhorn fern or common staghorn fern, is a species of fern native to Java, New Guinea and southeastern Australia, in New South Wales, Queensland and on Lord Howe Island.

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Platycerium coronarium

Platycerium coronarium is an epiphytic species of staghorn fern in the genus Platycerium.

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Platycerium hillii

Platycerium hillii is a species of staghorn fern in the genus Platycerium.

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Platycerium superbum

Platycerium superbum, commonly known as the staghorn fern, is a Platycerium species of fern.

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Polypodiaceae is a family of polypod ferns, which includes more than 60 genera divided into several tribes and containing around 1,000 species.

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Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

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South America

South America is a continent in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia.

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In biology, a spore is a unit of sexual or asexual reproduction that may be adapted for dispersal and for survival, often for extended periods of time, in unfavourable conditions.

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A sporophyte is the diploid multicellular stage in the life cycle of a plant or alga.

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Tropical garden

A tropical garden features tropical plants and requires good rainfall or a decent irrigation or sprinkler system for watering.

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The tropics are a region of the Earth surrounding the Equator.

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University of Helsinki Botanical Garden

The University of Helsinki Botanical Garden is an institution subordinate to the Finnish Museum of Natural History of the University of Helsinki, which maintains a collection of live plants for use in research and teaching.

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Elk Horn Fern, Elk horn fern, Elkhorn fern, Stag Horn Fern, Stag horn fern, Stag-horn fern, Staghorn Fern, Staghorn fern, Staghorn ferns.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platycerium

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