Androstrobus obovatus Bodnar, E.M.Morel, Coturel et Ganuza
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002756
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2756
Genus: Androstrobus Schimp.
Reference: Bodnar, J., Morel, E. M., Coturel, E. P. & Ganuza, D. G. (2020): New plant fossil records and biostratigraphic analysis from the Uspallata Group (Late Triassic) at Cacheuta Hill, Cuyo Basin, west-central Argentina. – Geobios 60: 3–27.
Page of description: 11
Illustrations or figures: figs 6, 7
Holotype LPPB 11792a,b, Palaeobotanical Collection, Museo de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
Figures: figs 6A–C, 7A–E
Note: Holotype is formed by part and counterpart.
Medium-sized cylindrical cone with a wide axis bearing helically and densely arranged microsporophylls. Microsporophylls obovate with rounded and obtuse apex. Cutinized distal half, proximal half consisting of ovoid pollen sacs arranged in a ring, not forming clusters.
The epithet refers to the shape of the microsporophyll.
Triassic, Upper Triassic
EPII from upper section of the Potrerillos Fm., early Late Triassic
Puesto Míguez locality, Cacheuta Hill, Mendoza Province
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood
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