Craspedodromophyllum P.R.Crane

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002650

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2650

Author: P. R. Crane

Rank: genus

Reference: Crane, P. R. (1981): Betulaceous leaves and fruits from the British Upper Palaeocene. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 83(2): 103–136.

Page of description: 107

Type taxon

Original protologue

Leaves simple. Margin serrate, teeth simple or compound. Venation pinnate, craspedodromous. Secondary veins straight or slightly admedially concave, terminating in the primary teeth. Subsidiary teeth, where present, supplied by curving abmedial branches from the supra-adjacent secondary.

Etymology

From the type of venation exhibited by the fossil.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus