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Platycerium (rights holder: 2010 Moorea Biocode)© 2010 Moorea Biocode (licence)


Large epiphytes with short rounded rhizomes and a mass of roots. Fronds strongly dimorphous. Sterile fronds clasping the host (forming 'nest leaves'), sessile, persistent, circular to oblong, entire to shallowly lobed, becoming brown and enclosing a mass of roots, old sterile fronds and plant detritus. Fertile fronds emerging from the base of the sterile fronds, simple and broadly cuneate to dicho... © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings (licence)

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Taxonomic Completion
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