Acrogenotheca Naugolnykh

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN001914


Author: S. V. Naugolnykh

Rank: genus

Reference: Naugolnykh, S. V. (2013): Permian Ferns of Western Angaraland. – Paleontological Journal 47(12): 1379–1462., link

Page of description: 1388


Original diagnosis/description

Fertile pinnules without leaf lamina, possessing radially symmetrical synangia composed of four sporangia almost completely fused by their margins. Each synangium having basal blister. Spores monolete, with smooth sporoderm.


From the Latin acrogenus (formed at the top).

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus


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