Scandianthus major E.M.Friis et Skarby
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002045
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2045
Genus: Scandianthus E.M.Friis et Skarby
Reference: Friis, E. M. & Skarby, A. (1982): Scandianthus gen. nov., Angiosperm Flowers of Saxifragalean Affinity from the Upper Cretaceous of Southern Sweden. – Annals of Botany 50(5): 569–583., link
Page of description: 575
Illustrations or figures: figs 3b, 4a–c
Figures: fig. 4a
Note: Holotype from the sample 129.
Repository not specified.
Bracteoles broad, usually longer than ovary, often with incised margin. Sepals elongated triangular, petals ligulate, slightly longer than sepals. Ovary campanulate with 10 indistinct longitudinal ridges.
Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous
Fluviatile sequence resting on weathered bedrock and partly overlain by Campanian greensands (Upper Santonian or Lower Campanian)
Höganäs AB's quarry at Åsen (56 ° 9′ N, 14° 30′ E)
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood