Boweria nowarudensis Frojdová, Pšenička, Bek et Cleal

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000113

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:113

Authors: J. Frojdová, J. Pšenička, J. Bek & C. J. Cleal

Rank: species

Genus: Boweria Kidst.

Reference: Frojdová, J., Pšenička, J., Bek, J. & Cleal, C. J. (2017): Revision of the Pennsylvanian fern Boweria Kidston and the establishment of the new genus Kidstoniopteris. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 236: 33–58.

Page of description: 43

Illustrations or figures: pl. 7

Types

Holotype 1885/001/0028, Geological Survey of Austria, Vienna, Austria
Figures: pl. 7
Previously published illustration or figures: pl. 40, fig. 6 in Stur, D. R. J. (1885): Beiträge zur Kenntniss der Flora der Vorwelt. II. Die Carbon-Flora der Schatzlarer Schichten.Abh. K.-kön. geol. Reichsanst. 11(1): 1–418 + pls 18–25, 25b, 26–65.

Note: This specimen is one of the original Stur's syntypes of Hapalopteris schatzlarensis (≡ Boweria schatzlarensis).

Original protologue

Rachises, hirsute and winged; pinnules larger on acroscopic sides, pinnatified, ovoid-elongated, margin deeply lobate; sporangia attached to end of lateral veins at top of pinnule lobes, round – elliptical in shape, annulate; annulus equatorial, occupying from a third to a half of the sporangium; in situ microspores with concave to subcircular amb, trilete mark three-quarters of the radius and microgranulate exine.

Etymology

Based on the name of the locality.

Stratigraphy

Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian, Moscovian
Lower Moscovian (Duckmantian)

Locality

Poland
Nowa Ruda (formerly Neurode)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood