Pseudolimnobiophyllum Coiffard et B.A.R.Mohr

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001644


Authors: C. Coiffard & B. A. R. Mohr

Rank: genus

Reference: Coiffard, C. & Mohr, B. A. R. (2018): Cretaceous tropical Alismatales in Africa: diversity, climate and evolution. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 20(2): 117–131.

Page of description: 119


Pseudolimnobiophyllum simile Coiffard et B.A.R.Mohr

Original diagnosis/description

Floating aquatic plants with rosettes of peltate leaves helically arranged around short stems and numerous elongate roots bearing fine unbranched lateral roots. Leaves petiolate, with a peltate base. Primary venation parallel pinnate with basal primaries entering the posterior division of the leaves. Primary veins not forming a marginal collective vein. Reticulate secondary veins opposite-percurrent. Higher order reticulate venation consisting of one or two orders of opposite percurrent veins.


The generic name ‘Pseudolimnobiophyllum’ is derived from the Greek word ψευδής, pseudes, meaning lying, false, and Limnobiophyllum. The specimens are at first glance similar to Limnobiophyllum.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Pseudolimnobiophyllum simile Coiffard et B.A.R.Mohr 2018


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