The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Staghorn Fern

Latin Name:

Platycerium bifurcatum

Plant Type:



Platycerium bifurcatum, the elkhorn fern or common staghorn fern, is a species of fern native to Java, New Guinea and eastern Australia, in New South Wales, Queensland and on Lord Howe Island. Ferns should be avoided as a precautionary measure.