Cratolirion Coiffard, Kardjilov et Bernardes-de-Oliveira in Coiffard, Kardjilov, Manke & Bernardes-de-Oliveira

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002120

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2120

Authors: C. Coiffard, N. Kardjilov & M. E. C. Bernardes-de-Oliveira

Rank: genus

Reference: Coiffard, C., Kardjilov, N., Manke, I. & Bernardes-de-Oliveira, M. E. C. (2019): Fossil evidence of core monocots in the Early Cretaceous. – Nature Plants 5: 691–696., link

Page of description: 691

Type taxon

Cratolirion bogneriana Coiffard, Kardjilov et Bernardes-de-Oliveira in Coiffard, Kardjilov, Manke & Bernardes-de-Oliveira

Original protologue

Terrestrial rosette plant with spiral phyllotaxis; leaves dorsiventral, simple, sheathing and linear; leaf margin entire; leaf venation parallel with two orders of venation; roots fasciculate; inflorescence terminal, scapiflorous, an umbel of spikes with involucral bracts; perianth and androecium unknown; gynoecium superior, three-carpellate; carpels sessile, one style, short; fruit non-fleshy.

Etymology

From Crato, the locality, and λείριον, leríon, Lily. The lily of Crato.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Cratolirion bogneriana Coiffard, Kardjilov et Bernardes-de-Oliveira in Coiffard, Kardjilov, Manke & Bernardes-de-Oliveira 2019