Agathoxylon agathioides (Kräusel et K.P.Jain) Kloster et Gnaed.
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000200
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:200
Basionym: Dadoxylon agathioides Kräusel et K.P.Jain
Reference: Kloster, A. C. & Gnaedinger, S. C. (2018): Coniferous wood of Agathoxylon from the La Matilde Formation, (Middle Jurassic), Santa Cruz, Argentina. – Journal of Paleontology 92(4): 546–567.
Page of description: 549
Holotype 24288/255, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Note: Holotype characteristic: Decorticated secondary wood, measuring 7 cm × 3 cm in size.
Growth rings present but indistinct, pits only on the radial walls, arranged in groups over short distances, one to several, alternate, contiguous, hexagonal, with cross-shaped aperture. Resinous tracheids abundant, no xylem parenchyma. Medullary rays simple, uniseriate, 2-20 cells high. Cross-field pits 2-8 per field, more or less round, with elliptical aperture.
Mandro, Rajmahal Hills, Bihar
Plant fossil remain
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