Araucaria rothwellii J.Kvaček in Kvaček, Iymaz, Hosgor & Mendes
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000282
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:282
Author: J. Kvaček
Reference: Kvaček, J., Iymaz, I. O., Hosgor, I. & Mendes, M. M. (2019): New araucarian conifer from the Late Cretaceous (Campanian-Maastrichtian) of southeastern Turkey. – International Journal of Plant Sciences 180(6): 597–606.
Page of description: 604
Illustrations or figures: figs 3, 4
Holotype K 2886, National Museum, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: figs 3A, 4A–F
Shoots bearing helically arranged imbricate leaves. Leaves dimorphic, multiveined, sessile, not keeled. Apex attenuate, base slightly narrowed. Leaves amphistomatic. Stomata oriented parallel to leaf margin, arranged in longitudinal rows. Stomata surrounded by four or five subsidiary cells. Ordinary epidermal cells elongate, rhomboidal.
In honor of Gar Rothwell, who significantly contributed to our understanding of conifer evolution.
Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous
Bozova Formation, Late Campanian to Early Maastrichtian
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood
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