Notiantha Jud, Gandolfo, A.Iglesias et Wilf

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002390


Authors: N. A. Jud, M. A. Gandolfo, A. Iglesias & P. Wilf

Rank: genus

Reference: Jud, N. A., Gandolfo, M. A., Iglesias, A. & Wilf, P. (2017): Flowering after disaster: Early Danian buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) flowers and leaves from Patagonia. – PLoS ONE 12(5): e0176164 (24 pp.)., link

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Notiantha grandensis Jud, Gandolfo, A.Iglesias et Wilf

Original diagnosis/description

Pedicellate, pentamerous, actinomorphic, perfect flowers; hypanthium obconical, glabrous; calyx lobes five, lobes deltoid to ovate, keeled, inserted at the margin of the hypanthium; petals five, short-clawed, cucullate, curved, and equal in length to the calyx lobes, petal apex emarginate; stamens epipetalous, anthers dorsifixed and versatile; pentagonal floral disk filling the hypanthium.


From the Greek nótios for southern, and anthos for flower.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Notiantha grandensis Jud, Gandolfo, A.Iglesias et Wilf 2017


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