Ottokaria biharensis Ashw.K.Srivast.

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001757

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1757

Authors: A. K. Srivastava

Rank: species

Genus:

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: 490

Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 3A, B, pl. 2, figs 9–11

Types

Holotype 3/1311, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Figures: text-fig. 3A, pl. 2, fig. 9

Original protologue

Fructification oval to circular; scale leaf fan-shaped, radially striated, margin toothed; receptacle circular to oval, bearing irregularly arranged seed-like scars; scars oval with faint striations over the surface.

Stratigraphy

Permian
Barakar Stage, Lower Gondwana, Lower Permian

Locality

India
Churia fireclay pit, Auranga Coalfield, Bihar

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood