Silucarpus K.R.Pedersen, Balthazar, P.R.Crane et E.M.Friis

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002033

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2033

Authors: K. R. Pedersen, M. von Balthazar, P. R. Crane & E. M. Friis

Rank: genus

Reference: Pedersen, K. R., von Balthazar, M., Crane, P. R. & Friis, E. M. (2007): Early Cretaceous floral structures and in situ tricolpate-striate pollen: New early eudicots from Portugal. – Grana 46(3): 176–196.

Page of description: 186

Type taxon

Silucarpus camptostylus K.R.Pedersen, Balthazar, P.R.Crane et E.M.Friis

Original protologue

Gynoecium bicarpellate, syncarpous and hypogynous, flattened dorsi-ventrally with a round base. Carpels united for most of their length. Styles two, short and stout, bent outwards at anthesis. Stigma double-crested and papillate.

Etymology

Anagram of Lusicarpus referring to the morphological similarity of the fruits.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Silucarpus camptostylus K.R.Pedersen, Balthazar, P.R.Crane et E.M.Friis 2007