Albertarum Bogner, G.L.Hoffman et Aulenback

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001876


Authors: J. Bogner, G. L. Hoffman & K. R. Aulenback

Rank: genus

Reference: Bogner, J., Hoffman, G. L. & Aulenback, K. R. (2005): A fossilized aroid infructescence, Albertarum pueri gen.nov. et sp.nov., of Late Cretaceous (Late Campanian) age from the Horseshoe Canyon Formation of southern Alberta, Canada. – Canadian Journal of Botany 83(6): 591–598.

Page of description: 592


Albertarum pueri Bogner, G.L.Hoffman et Aulenback

Original diagnosis/description

Albertarum pueri a genere extanti Symplocarpo, flore 6 tepalis instructo, gynoecii ovario 3-loculare, loculis uniovulatis, ovulo anatropo, semine ellipsoideo, testa crassa et costata, raphe distincta differt.


The generic name refers to the Province of Alberta and the genus Arum L., from which the family Araceae takes its name.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Albertarum pueri Bogner, G.L.Hoffman et Aulenback 2005


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