Annularia sardiniana Cleal, Scanu, Buosi, Pittau et Kustat.

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000152

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:152

Authors: C. J. Cleal, G. G. Scanu, C. Buosi, P. Pittau & E. Kustatscher

Rank: species

Reference: Cleal, C. J., Scanu, G. G., Buosi, C., Pittau, P. & Kustatscher, E. (2016): Middle Pennsylvanian vegetation of the San Giorgio Basin, southern Sardinia (Italy). – Geological Magazine 154(5): 1155–1170.

Page of description: 157

Illustrations or figures: Figures 3 a–c, 6i

Types

Original protologue

Leafy shoots with circular leaf whorls of typically 36 mm (sometimes up to 70 mm) diameter; each whorl with 11- 30 (typically 20) linear-lanceolate, 2.0- 2.5 mm wide, rather lax leaves with acute to bluntly acute apex, basally fused to 1.0- 1.5 m wide collar.

Etymology

Named for Sardinia, the region where this species has been described for the first time

Stratigraphy

Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian, Moscovian

Locality

Italy
San Giorgio Basin, SE Sardinia

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood