Quadrasubulaflora MacK.A.Sm., Greenwalt et Manchester

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN003032

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:3032

Authors: M. K. A. Smith, D. Greenwalt & S. R. Manchester

Rank: genus

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

Original diagnosis/description

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”).

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Quadrasubulaflora kishenehnensis MacK.A.Sm., Greenwalt et Manchester 2023


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