Araliaephyllum vittenburgii Golovn. et Volynets in Golovneva, Bugdaeva, Volynets, Sun & Zolina

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002696


Authors: L. B. Golovneva & E. B. Volynets

Rank: species


Reference: Golovneva, L., Bugdaeva, E., Volynets, E., Sun, Y. & Zolina, A. (2021): Angiosperm diversification in the Early Cretaceous of Primorye, Far East of Russia. – Fossil Imprint 77(2): 231–255.

Page of description: 246

Illustrations or figures: fext-fig. 10g1–2


Holotype IBSS 41/1a, Federal Scientific Center of the East Asia Terrestrial Biodiversity (IBSS), FEB RAS, Vladivostok, Russia
Figures: text-fig. 10g1

Note: repository: previously termed as Institute of Botany and Soil Science

Original diagnosis/description

Leaves very small, 5–7-lobed, rounded or widely ovate in outline, with cordate base; margin entire; lobes linear-elliptic, with wide rounded apices; central lobe equal in length to upper lateral lobes or slightly shorter; lateral lobes gradually decrease in size towards leaf base; lobe length equal to 1/2 of blade length; sinuses between lobes narrow with rounded apices; basal veins end before lobe apex; lowest basiscopic branches of lateral basal veins strong and innervate 1–2 additional pairs of lateral lobes.


After geologist P. V. Vittenburg.


Cretaceous, Lower Cretaceous, Albian
Galenki Formation, early-middle Albian


Russian Federation
Dachny Creek, Podgorodenka coalfield, Razdolnaya coal basin, Southern Primorye

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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