Dadoxylon amraparense S.C.D.Sah et K.P.Jain

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000232

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:232

Authors: S. C. D. Sah & K. P. Jain

Rank: species

Reference: Sah, S. C. D. & Jain, K. P. (1964): Some fossil woods from the Jurassic of Rajmahal Hills, Bihar, India. – The Palaeobotanist 12(2): 169–180 + 3 pls., link

Page of description: 171

Illustrations or figures: text-figs 1–6, pl. 1, figs 1–7

Types

Holotype 4511, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Figures: text-figs 1–6, pl. 1, figs 1–7

Note: Holotype characteristic: Decorticated secondary wood, measuring 13 × 20 cm in size.

Original protologue

Decorticated secondary wood, growth rings distinct, only radial walls ·of the tracheids pitted, pits uni- to tri-seriate, alternate or opposite, contiguous or separate, hexagonal to circular, with broadly elliptical apertures. Pits mostly incontact with each other, line of contact always present. Cross-field pits not very well preserved, 2-4, contiguous circular with broad apertures. Rays simple, uniseriate, 1-15 cells high. Xylem parenchyma absent. Resin tracheids abundant.

Etymology

The specific name is after the locality "Amrapara".

Stratigraphy

Jurassic
Rajmahal Stage

Locality

India
Amrapara, Rajmahal Hills, Bihar

Plant fossil remain

fossil wood

Notes