Archive for Order: Polypodiales

Platycerium coronarium

Platycerium coronarium (J. Koenig ex O.F. Müll.) Desv.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Growth Form or Habit: Epiphyte.

Young plant
Jurong East; 2010.

Other Information:

Common Name: Stag’s Horn Fern.

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Stenochlaena palustris

Stenochlaena palustris (Burm. f.) Bedd.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Growth Form or Habit: Climber.

Sterile (left) and fertile (right) leaves
Jurong Lake Park; 2010.

Lamina
Punggol End; Secondary forest; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

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Pronephrium triphyllum

Pronephrium triphyllum (Sw.) Holttum

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.

Habit and leaves
Near Singapore Science Centre; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Adiantum latifolium

Adiantum latifolium Lam.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Naturalised.


Near Singapore Science Centre; 2010.

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(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Drynaria quercifolia

Drynaria quercifolia (L.) J. Sm.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common. Cultivated.

Habit
Kallang; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Epiphyte.

Fertile front with sori
Kallang; 2010.

Leaves: Nest leaves about 40cm x 30cm. Fertile leaves have two regular rows of sori between each adjacent vein.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Adiantum trapeziforme

Adiantum trapeziforme L.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Exotic; Cultivated only.

Habit
Kallang; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Herb.

Leaves
Kallang; 2010.

More pictures can be found at

(1) The Plant Observatory website

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Vittaria ensiformis

Vittaria ensiformis Sw.

Recent Synonyms: None relevant.

Status: Native; Common.


Pearl’s Hill City Park; 2010.

P1020179
Punggol; 2010.

Growth Form or Habit: Epiphytic herb.

Habitat: Forests and open places.

Distribution: Madagascar to Australia.

More pictures can be found at

(1) Urban Forest website

(2) The Plant Observatory website

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