Platycerium holttumii Hennipman & Joncheere

Common name

English: Holttum's staghorn

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Polypodiaceae (7)

          Genus: Platycerium (2)

           Epithet: holttumii Hennipman & Joncheere (1)

holttumii => in honour of R.E. Holttum - director of Singapore Botanic Gardens 1925-1949

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Platycerium holttumii at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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