Platycerium bifurcatum subsp. willinckii

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Platycerium bifurcatum subsp. willinckii

Description

Hairs with 8-12 rays to 0.3 mm long.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical, East Java to Lesser Sunda Islands present, Timor present
Malesia: East Java to Lesser Sunda Islands (Timor).

Taxonomy

2. This is a very popular species in cultivation, with many different forms being offered commercially. 1 A polymorphic species. The infraspecific taxa have often been given specific status, but they hybridise easily under cultivation, producing many different intermediate forms.

Citation

Joe Hoshiz. 1970 – In: Amer. Fern J. pl. 19: 12, 21
Alderw. 1908: Malayan Ferns. p 710
Joe 1974: p. 110. – In: Baileya. f. 50-54, 55: 1-7
T. Moore 1979: Fern Growers Man: 210. c. fig.
T. Moore 1972: p. 94. – In: Biotropica. pl. 1: 3, 6, pl. 2: 8, pl. 3: 8, pl. 6: 8, pl. 7: 8, pl. 8: 8
T. Moore 1917: Malayan Ferns. p 422