Phoenicopsis chukotkensis Nosova in Nosova, Herman, Grabovskiy & Kostina

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002737


Author: N. V. Nosova

Rank: species

Reference: Nosova, N. V., Herman, Grabovskiy & Kostina (2020): Cretaceous Phoenicopsis Heer (Leptostrobales): A new species and a geological history of the genus. – Cretaceous Research 116: 104578 (16 pp.).

Page of description: 7

Illustrations or figures: figs 3–5


Original diagnosis/description

Short shoots bearing linear leaves with 4–8 veins per width of the leaf. Leaves amphistomatic; stomata in rows on one leaf surface and in bands on another one. Anticlinal cell walls straight; most cells of the stomatal bands and rows and some cells of the nonstomatal bands with papillae. Subsidiary cells with proximal papillae, rarely without papillae.


After Chukotka, where the samples were found.


Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous
Emuneret Formation; SantonianeCampanian


Russian Federation
Enmyvaam River left bank near the Emuneretveem River mouth, Chukotka, Northeastern Russia

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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