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Taxon: Platycerium bifurcatum (Cav.) C. Chr. subsp. bifurcatum var. hillii (T. Moore) Domin

Genus: Platycerium
Family: Polypodiaceae
Nomen number: 410441
Place of publication: Biblioth. Bot. 20(Heft 85):197. 1915
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • northern elkhorn fern  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (as Platycerium hillii) ornamental; ornamental

Distributional Range:


    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.e.)]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea (or perhaps native)


  1. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage Note: = Platycerium hillii T. Moore
  2. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia. Note: = Platycerium hillii T. Moore
  3. Hennipman, E. & M. C. Roos. 1982. A monograph of the fern genus Platycerium (Polypodiaceae). Verh. Kon. Ned. Akad. Wetensch., Afd. Natuurk., Sect. 2 80:88, 91.
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Platycerium hillii T. Moore
  5. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora. Note: = Platycerium hillii T. Moore

Check other web resources for Platycerium bifurcatum (Cav.) C. Chr. subsp. bifurcatum var. hillii (T. Moore) Domin :

  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=410441. Accessed 7 August 2020.