Dadoxylon santalense S.C.D.Sah et K.P.Jain
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000201
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:201
Reference: Sah, S. C. D. & Jain, K. P. (1964): Some fossil woods from the Jurassic of Rajmahal Hills, Bihar, India. – The Palaeobotanist 12(2): 169–180 + 3 pls., link
Page of description: 178
Illustrations or figures: pl. 2, fig. 11, pl. 3, figs 15-18, text-figs 9-10
Holotype 4506, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Note: Holotype characteristic: Decorticated secondary wood, measuring 9 × 11 cm in size.
Secondary wood, growth rings macroscopically distinct, but microscopically indistinguishable, only radial walls of the tracheids pitted, pits mostly uni- sometimes biseriate, tangentially flattened alternate, hexagonal and contiguous. Cross-field pits 2-6, usually 4, bordered, circular, separate; apertures as big as the border. Medullary rays simple, uniseriate, 1-10 cells high (average-4-5 cells in 24 counts). Xylem parenchyma absent. Resin tracheids present at places.
Mandro, Rajmahal Hills, Bihar.
Plant fossil remain