Circoporoxylon amarjolense Kräusel et K.P.Jain

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000235

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:235

Authors: R. O. K. Kräusel & K. P. Jain

Rank: species

Reference: Kräusel, R. O. K. & Jain, K. P. (1964): New fossil coniferous woods from the Rajmahal Hills, Bihar, India. – The Palaeobotanist 12(1): 59–67., link

Page of description: 61

Illustrations or figures: text-figs 5–6, pl. 2, figs 7–9, pl. 3, fig. 16

Types

Holotype 31835/52, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Figures: text-figs 5–6, pl. 2, figs 7–9, pl. 3, fig. 16

Note: Holotype characteristic: Decorticated secondary wood measuring 5 × 1.5 cm in size.

Original protologue

Growth rings distinct, radial pits of the tracheids uni- and biseriate, circular, separate, opposite or sometimes alternate, medullary rays uniseriate, simple, 1-15 cells high, cross-field pores one or two, small, circular, and simple ("Eiporen").

Etymology

we name it after its locality Amarjola as Circoporoxylon amarjolense n. sp.

Stratigraphy

Jurassic
Rajmahal Stage

Locality

India
Amarjola, Amrapara, Dist. Pakaur, Rajmahal Hills, Bihar,

Plant fossil remain

fossil wood

Notes