Suessenia Jud, Gandolfo, A.Iglesias et Wilf
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002645
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2645
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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Suessenia grandensis Jud, Gandolfo, A.Iglesias et Wilf
Leaves simple, marginal petiolate; blade shape ovate to elliptic; base obtuse, rounded, symmetrical or slightly asymmetrical, apex acute or obtuse; margin unlobed, toothed; primary vein framework basal acrodromous, with three basal veins (rarely 5), agrophic veins absent or present; major secondary vein framework absent or semicraspedodromous distally; tertiary vein framework mixed percurrent; tooth spacing regular, teeth apically pointed, with indeterminate glandular tissue on the tooth apex.
Named for K. Suessenguth in honor of his early work on the classification of Rhamnaceae.