Cretaceoxylon Pujana in Pujana, Iglesias, Raffi & Olivero

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002660

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2660

Author: R. R. Pujana

Rank: genus

Reference: Pujana, R. R., Iglesias, A., Raffi, M. E. & Olivero, E. B. (2018): Angiosperm fossil woods from the Upper Cretaceous of Western Antarctica (Santa Marta Formation). – Cretaceous Research 90: 349–362.

Page of description: 357

Type taxon

Cretaceoxylon heteropunctatum Pujana in Pujana, Iglesias, Raffi & Olivero

Original protologue

Secondary xylem. Vessels solitary or in short radial multiples. Perforation plates simple and scalariform. Rays multiseriate, heterocellular. Vessel-ray parenchyma pits of two types. Axial parenchyma present.

Etymology

Cretaceo after the age of the holder sediments, xylon, wood.

Plant fossil remain

fossil wood

Names associated with genus

Cretaceoxylon heteropunctatum Pujana in Pujana, Iglesias, Raffi & Olivero 2018