Diphyllopteris verticillata Ashw.K.Srivast.
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001755
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1755
Authors: A. K. Srivastava
Genus: Diphyllopteris Ashw.K.Srivast.
Reference: Srivastava, A. K. (1978): Studies in the Glossopteris Flora of India – 43. Some new plant fossils from the Lower Gondwana sediments of Auranga Coalfield, Bihar. – The Palaeobotanist 25: 486–495., link
Page of description: 486
Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 1, pl. 1, figs 1–3
Name is type taxon for
Holotype 53/1392, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Figures: text-fig. 1, pl. 1, fig. 1
Four leaves in two distinct pairs present in a whorl; one pair has spathulate, lanceolate leaves with net venation; other pair has linear, ribbonshaped leaves with a single vascular strand.
Barakar Stage, Lower Gondwana, Lower Permian
Churia fireclay pit, Auranga Coalfield, Bihar
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood