Quinquala Manchester et Disney in Manchester, Disney & Pham

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001527

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1527

Authors: S. R. Manchester & K. A. Disney

Rank: genus

Reference: Manchester, S. R., Disney, K. A. & Pham, K. K. (2020): Winged fruits of rutaceous affinity from the Eocene of western North America. – Fossil Imprint 76(2): 211–21.

Page of description: 213

Type taxon

Quinquala obovata Manchester et Disney in Manchester, Disney & Pham

Original protologue

Fruits single, obovate, 1.1–1.7 times longer than wide. Fruit apex rounded, without a stylar protrusion. Base cuneate and rounded, margins entire. Locular area oblanceolate. Five thick longitudinal wings, veins obscure. Wing and fruit body dotted with circular glands. Fruit borne on pedicel with prominent perianth scar at the junction of pedicel and fruit base. Narrow disk scar located immediately below the perianth scar.

Etymology

Quinque Latin for five + ala Latin for wing

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Quinquala obovata Manchester et Disney in Manchester, Disney & Pham 2020