Platycerium

noun Platy·ce·ri·um

Definition of Platycerium

  1. :  a genus of tropical Old World ferns (family Polypodiaceae) that are mostly epiphytic and have large flat lobed fronds often resembling the antlers of a stag — see staghorn fern

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Origin and Etymology of platycerium

New Latin, from platy- + Greek kērion honeycomb (from kēros wax)


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