Rhodospathodendron Bonde

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002128

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Author: S. D. Bonde

Rank: genus

Reference: Bonde, S. D. (2000): Rhodospathodendron tomlinsonii gen. et sp. nov., an araceous viny axis from the Nawargaon intertrappean beds of India. – The Palaeobotanist 49(1): 85–92., link

Page of description: 90


Original diagnosis/description

Stem – viny with spiral phyllotaxy and aerial roots.
Cortex – broad; vascular system well developed. Vascular bundles in 3–6 series, vascular elements reduced, trichosclereids abundant.
Vascular region – compact arrangement of amphivasal, collateral and compound bundles. Vessels many, angular.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus


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