Liriodendroidea asiatica Frumin et E.M.Friis
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN002872
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:2872
Genus: Liriodendroidea Erw.Knobloch et Mai
Reference: Frumin, S. I. & Friis, E. M. (1999): Magnoliid reproductive organs from the Cenomanian-Turonian of north-western Kazakhstan: Magnoliaceae and Illiciaceae. – Plant Systematics and Evolution 216(3–4): 265–288., link
Page of description: 270
Illustrations or figures: fig. 2a–g
Holotype 1700b–114, Komarov Botanical Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences (BIN RAS), Saint Petersburg, Russia
Figures: fig. 2a
Seeds winged; main seed body (without wing) ovate to broadly ovate in outline, rounded or slightly angular at the base and with acuminate apex. Raphe narrow; raphe sinus broad and distinct, ovate in outline. Wing woody, thick, without secretory cells. Outer surface of seed faintly striate and rugose. Endotesta with two layers of strongly lignified palisade-shaped sclerenchyma cells with rare imprints of small, cubic crystals.
From Asia where the fossils were collected.
Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous
Sarbay Quarry near the town of Rudnyy (Northern Kazakhstan)
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood
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