Cratolirion bogneriana Coiffard, Kardjilov et Bernardes-de-Oliveira in Coiffard, Kardjilov, Manke & Bernardes-de-Oliveira

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002648

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2648

Authors: C. Coiffard, N. Kardjilov & M. E. C. Bernardes-de-Oliveira

Rank: species

Genus: Cratolirion Coiffard, Kardjilov et Bernardes-de-Oliveira in Coiffard, Kardjilov, Manke & Bernardes-de-Oliveira

Reference: Coiffard, C., Kardjilov, N., Manke, I. & Bernardes-de-Oliveira, M. E. C. (2019): Fossil evidence of core monocots in the Early Cretaceous. – Nature Plants 5: 691–696., link

Page of description: 692

Illustrations or figures: figs 1, 2, 3a–c

Name is type taxon for

Cratolirion Coiffard, Kardjilov et Bernardes-de-Oliveira in Coiffard, Kardjilov, Manke & Bernardes-de-Oliveira 2019

Types

Holotype MB.Pb. 1997/1233, Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany
Figures: fig. 1a

Note: Paratype: MB.Pb. 2002/854 (fig. 1b; repository: Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin, Germany)

Original protologue

Terrestrial rosette plant with spiral phyllotaxis; leaves dorsiventral, simple, sheathing and linear; leaf margin entire; leaf venation parallel with two orders of venation; roots fasciculate; inflorescence terminal, scapiflorous, an umbel of spikes with involucral bracts; perianth and androecium unknown; gynoecium superior, three-carpellate; carpels sessile, one style, short; fruit non-fleshy.

Etymology

In honour of Josef Bogner, a German botanist, for his contribution in living and fossil aroid systematics and interests in fossil monocots.

Stratigraphy

Cretaceous, Lower Cretaceous
Late Aptian to early Albian, Crato Member, Santana Formation, Araripe Basin

Locality

Brazil
open-air pit quarries in the area of Santana do Cariri (state of Ceará, northeast Brazil)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood