Palaeocarpinus P.R.Crane

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002220

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2220

Author: P. R. Crane

Rank: genus

Reference: Crane, P. R. (1981): Betulaceous leaves and fruits from the British Upper Palaeocene. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 83(2): 103–136.

Page of description: 114

Type taxon

Original protologue

Bracteate fruits comprising a broadly ovate to elliptic nut subtended by an involucre of two equal or sub-equal bracts. Nutlets flattened in the plane of the bracts with ribs on both faces. Perigone present bearing simple hairs.

Etymology

From the closely related extant genus.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus