Taimyria Naugolnykh et Mogutcheva

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN003026

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:3026

Authors: S. V. Naugolnykh & N. К. Mogutcheva

Rank: genus

Reference: Naugolnykh, S. V. & Mogutcheva, N. К. (2022): Taimyria gen. nov., a new genus of evolutionary advanced gymnosperms from Triassic of the Taimyr Peninsula, Siberia, Russia.Fossil Imprint 78(2): 432–444.

Page of description: 434


Taimyria triassica Naugolnykh et Mogutcheva

Original diagnosis/description

Long racemose aggregation forming cone or megastrobilus consisting of axis with peltate seed-bearing discs (which also can be interpreted as seed-bearing semiclosed capsules) with margins curved adaxially; disc round to ovoid, with short stalk connected at central adaxial part and attached to cone axis nearly perpendicularly in dense spiral pattern. Six to eight seeds concentrically displayed around stalk on adaxial surface of disc. Seeds platyspermic, ovoid, narrower at their apical micropylar end orientated toward disc stipe.


From the Taimyr Peninsula.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Taimyria triassica Naugolnykh et Mogutcheva 2022


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