Tichavekia Pšenička, Sakala et P.Kraft in Kraft, Pšenička, Sakala & Frýda

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000221

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:221

Authors: J. Pšenička, J. Sakala & P. Kraft

Rank: genus

Reference: Kraft, P., Pšenička, J., Sakala, J. & Frýda, J. (2018): Initial plant diversification and dispersal event in upper Silurian of the Prague Basin. – Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 514(online): 144–155.

Page of description: 146

Type taxon

Tichavekia grandis Pšenička, Sakala et P.Kraft in Kraft, Pšenička, Sakala & Frýda

Original protologue

Upright plant with at least five times isotomously branched leafless axes. Obovate sporangia terminal, placed on very short axes forming a group of four sporangia.

Etymology

After František Tichávek, enthusiast and collector who discovered the type material.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Tichavekia grandis Pšenička, Sakala et P.Kraft in Kraft, Pšenička, Sakala & Frýda 2018