Mirovia Reyman.

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002730

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2730

Author: M. Reymanówna

Rank: genus

Reference: Reymanówna, M. (1985): Mirovia szaferi gen. et sp. nov. (Ginkgoales) from the Jurassic of the Kraków Region, Poland. – Acta Palaeobotanica 25(1–2): 3–12., link

Page of description: 4


Original diagnosis/description

Leaves small, approximately linear, apex broadly rounded; basis tapering towards very short petiole ending with an abscission scar, margin entire. Leaves polymorphic, consisting of dorsiventral, bilateral and intermediate forms. Filiform resin ducts, usually two, present.
Cuticle as a rule thick, composed of longitudinal rows of quadrangular cells with approximately straight walls. One stomatal strip with stomata arranged longitudinally. Stomata consisting of raised subsidiary cells and depressed guard cells showing strongly cutinized outer walls and walls abuting on subsidiary cells.


From the locality Mirów.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus


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