Comptonia srodoniowae E.M.Friis
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002048
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2048
Authors: E. M. Friis
Reference: Friis, E. M. (1979): The Damgaard flora: A new Middle Miocene flora from Denmark. – Bulletin of the Geological Society of Denmark 27(3–4): 117–142., link
Page of description: 124
Illustrations or figures: figs 6A–L
Figures: fig. 6G
Note: Inventory number and repository not specified.
Endocarps elongated ovoid, fusiform or guttiform, apex acuminating into style base. Endocarp one-loculed, two-valved with dehiscence along a marginal suture. External surface with one to nine conspicuous, usually high longitudinal ribs, extending from the base to the middle of the endocarp. Locule guttiform, tapering into a long apical stylar canal. Surface of locule smooth with small equiaxial cells. Endocarp wall consists of small, isodiametric stone cells; thickness of wall at dehiscence plane about 0.3 mm.
Dr. M. Łańcucka-Środoniowa, Polish palaeobotanist.
Odderup Formation, Middle Miocene
Brown coal pit »Damgaard S«, Fasterholt
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood