Psilophyton goldschmidtii T.Halle
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000230
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:230
Authors: T. G. Halle
Original spelling: Goldschmidtii
Page of description: 21
Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 2
Figures: text-fig. 2
Note: Although the specimen is not explicitly called (holo)type by Halle (1916), it is clearly the specimen on which the species was based and no other specimen is assigned to this new species with certainty by Halle (1916).
Specimen previously figured by Nathorst (1913: pl. 3, fig. 3).
Nathorst, A. G. (1913): Die Pflanzenreste der Röragen-Ablagerung. Vorläufige Bemerkungen (pp. 25–27, pls III–V) in Goldschmidt, V. M.: Das Devongebiet am Röragen bei Röros. - Skrifter utgit av Videnskapsselskapet i Kristinia 1913, I. Matematisk-naturvidenskabelig Klasse, B. 2, Nr. 9, pp. 1–27, pls I–V.
Branch-system consisting of a well developed, probably sympodially formed main axis and lateral branches. Lateral branches dividihg dichotomously at a short distance from the axis and again repeatedly bifurcating under rather wide angles, probably in one plane, their whole system of ramifications having a spreading habit. Main axis and sometimes the basal part of the branches bearing narrowly conical to subulate spines up to 4 mm. long.
sandstones and slates at Röragen
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood