Singpuria Ramteke, Manchester et Nagrale in Ramteke, Manchester, Nagrale & Smith
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001778
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1778
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
Singpuria kapgatei Ramteke, Manchester et Nagrale in Ramteke, Manchester, Nagrale & Smith
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.
The generic name refers to the town of Singpur (also known as Singhpur), close to the location where this fossil was collected.