Singpuria Ramteke, Manchester et Nagrale in Ramteke, Manchester, Nagrale & Smith

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001778

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1778

Authors: D. D. Ramteke, S. R. Manchester & V. D. Nagrale

Rank: genus

Reference: Ramteke, D. D., Manchester, S. R., Nagrale, V. D. & Smith, S. Y. (2020): Singpuria, A new genus of Eudicot flower from the Latest Cretaceous Deccan Intertrappean Beds of India. – Acta Palaeobotanica 60(2): 323–332.

Page of description: 324

Type taxon

Singpuria kapgatei Ramteke, Manchester et Nagrale in Ramteke, Manchester, Nagrale & Smith

Original protologue

Flower bisexual, actinomorphic, perianth in two whorls, petals imbricate, merosity estimated at 5, imbricate, sepals imbricate. Androecium of 9 stamens with basally bifurcate filaments and 18 anthers. Anthers tetrasporangiate, dithecal, basifixed, opening by longitudinal slits. Each anther of outer whorl connected by bifurcate filament to an anther of inner whorl. Pollen tricolporate, prolate, psilate by LM, finely punctate by SEM. Gynoecium pentacarpellate; style pentagonal in cross section, ovary circular in cross section, with 10 radial ribs in upper half.

Etymology

The generic name refers to the town of Singpur (also known as Singhpur), close to the location where this fossil was collected.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Singpuria kapgatei Ramteke, Manchester et Nagrale in Ramteke, Manchester, Nagrale & Smith 2020