Concavistylon Manchester, Pigg et DeVore

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000101


Authors: S. R. Manchester, K. B. Pigg & M. L. DeVore

Rank: genus

Reference: Manchester, S. R., Pigg, K. B. & DeVore, M. L. (2018): Trochodendraceous fruits and foliage in the Miocene of western North America. – Fossil Imprint 74(1–2): 45–54.

Page of description: 48

Type taxon

Concavistylon kvacekii Manchester, Pigg et DeVore

Original protologue

Infructescence a spike or raceme with closely spaced, subsessile to short-pedicelled capsules. Raceme axis relatively stout. Capsules subglobose,
rounded apically, with several persistent styles arising subequatorially, about 1/3 of the distance from base toward apex; styles concave, directed toward the fruit apex. Capsule opening apically with radial dehiscence slits extending from immediately above each style to the fruit apex.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood