Common Staghorn Fern, Elkhorn Fern, Antelope Ears
(what you call it depends on where your were born, South/North/WestThe photo was the top only of our Staghorn fern (Polypodiaceae plant family- genus Platycerium) Staghorn Ferns at a Glance
We have two of these ferns, they both weigh in at between 60 and 80 pounds. to purchase one at this size, you would pay between 300 to 1000.00.
two distinctly different fronds “sterile fronds,'' are rounded thickened fronds which grow in overlapping layers and clasp onto a growing surface.The upper parts of basal fronds may be lobed or divided and stand erect