Limnobiophyllum stockeyana Coiffard et B.A.R.Mohr

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001646


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

Rank: species

Genus: Limnobiophyllum Krassilov

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: 125

Illustrations or figures: figs 2A, B, 5A


Holotype MB. Pb. 2016/804, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany
Figures: figs 2B, 5A

Original diagnosis/description

Up to four equally developed leaves, of the microphyllous class size, per rosette; parallel secondary veins developed in the lower half of the lamina, up to two per costa.


In honour of Ruth A. Stockey who wrote a key contribution to our understanding of the genus.


Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous, Campanian
Quseir Formation (formerly Mut Formation)


Baris (24°33′N, 30°43′E)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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