Concavistylon kvacekii Manchester, Pigg et DeVore
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000102
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:102
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
Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 3a–k
Name is type taxon for
Holotype UCMP 151875, University of California Museum of Paleontology, Berkeley, USA
Figures: text-fig. 3a
Infructescence axis relatively stout, pedicels very short, or fruits subsessile. Capsules 4 to 6 carpellate; styles persistent, concave toward the fruit apex.
This species is named in honor of our friend, Zlatko Kvaček, recognizing his many contributions to paleobotany as well as his participation in the investigation of other fossil Trochodendraceae from western North America.
Type horizon: Little Butte Volcanic Series
Moose Mountain near Cascadia, Oregon
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood