Quadrasubulaflora MacK.A.Sm., Greenwalt et Manchester
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN003032
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:3032
Reference: Smith, M. K. A., Greenwalt, D. & Manchester, S. R. (2023): Diverse fruits and seeds of the mid-Eocene Kishenehn Formation, northwestern Montana, USA, and their implications for biogeography. – Fossil Imprint 79(1): 37–88.
Page of description: 65
Quadrasubulaflora kishenehnensis MacK.A.Sm., Greenwalt et Manchester
Epigynous flower square in cross section with awl-shaped projections in each corner beginning at the base above the pedicel, connected by a lamina; base flat to slightly rounded; center with hair-like projections.
The genus is Latin for “four awl flower” (“quadra-” for “four”, “-subula-” for “awl” and “-flora” for “flower”).