Plumsteadia lanceolata Ashw.K.Srivast.

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001758


Authors: A. K. Srivastava

Rank: species

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: 491

Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 4, pl. 1, figs 4, 5


Holotype 15/1391, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Figures: text-fig. 4, pl. 1, fig. 4

Note: Counterpart of holotype (no. 16/1391, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India) figured on pl. 1, fig. 5.

Original protologue

Fructification lanceolate in shape, pedicellate; apex acute, base broad; rim absent; scars regular, elongate to oval, 1 mm in diameter.


Raniganj Stage, Lower Gondwana, Upper Permian


Rajbar Village Section, Auranga Coalfield, Bihar

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood