Erdtmanispermum balticum K.R.Pedersen, P.R.Crane et E.M.Friis
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001904
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:1904
Genus: Erdtmanispermum K.R.Pedersen, P.R.Crane et E.M.Friis
Page of description: 286
Illustrations or figures: figs 4–6
Name is type taxon for
Holotype S10037, Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
Figures: fig. 4a
Seeds rounded to weakly triangular in cross section, ovate in longitudinal outline, rounded at the base and gradually tapering into a distinct elongated micropylar tube. Sclerified layer of seed wall consisting of two parts. Outer part composed of one layer of more or less isodiametric stone cells frequently with angular lumina; inner part consisting of 2–3 layers of elongated stone cells 2–3 times longer than broad. Micropylar tube long, narrow and thinly cutinised.
From the Baltic Sea in which the island of Bornholm is located.
Cretaceous, Lower Cretaceous
Tornhøj Member, Jydegård Formation
Carl Nielsen A/S sand pit, southeast of Rønne, Bornholm
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood