Lesbosoxylon kemaliyensis Akkemik, Mantzouka et D.K.Yıldırım
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001780
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1780
Reference: Akkemik, Ü., Mantzouka, D. & Yıldırım, D. K. (2020): The first report of Lesbosoxylon Süss & Velitzelos from the early-middle Miocene of eastern Anatolia. – Geodiversitas 42(23): 427–441.
Page of description: 432
Illustrations or figures: figs 3–6
Holotype KEM01, Department of Forest Botany, Faculty of Forestry, Istanbul University-Cerrahpasa, Istanbul, Turkey
Figures: figs 3–6
Coniferous wood with resin canals. Growth ring boundaries distinct, transition from earlywood to latewood mostly gradual, axial and radial resin canals with thin-walled epithelial cells, latewood tracheids thin to thick walled, bordered pits on radial walls of tracheids 1-2 (-3) seriate, crassulae common, rays heterocellular, uniseriate, partly biseriate, uniseriate rays up to 27 cells high, fusiform rays up to 30 seriate high. Axial parenchyma occasionally present. Ray tracheids 2-3 rows, cell walls of ray tracheids smooth. Cross-field pitting pinoid, 1-2 (-6) pits per cross-field, horizontal and end walls of ray parenchyma cells smooth and slightly nodular, horizontal walls occasionally pitted, indentures not observed.
The epithet “kemaliyensis” comes from the name of the main city “Kemaliye” nearby the fossil site.
Divriği formation, early-middle Miocene
Kemaliye (Eğin), Erzincan
Plant fossil remain