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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2559)

  Phylum: Pteridophyta (46)

    Class: Polypodiopsida (35)

      Order: Polypodiales (34)

        Family: Polypodiaceae (7)

          Genus: Platycerium (2)

           Epithet: angolense Welw. ex Hook. (1)

Synonyms: Alcicornium angolense Underw., Platycerium elephantotis Schweinf.

angolense => from Angola

elephantotis => elephant-eared (large pendulous leaves)

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

External links

Check for Platycerium angolense at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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