Quadrasubulaflora kishenehnensis MacK.A.Sm., Greenwalt et Manchester
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN003033
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:3033
Genus: Quadrasubulaflora MacK.A.Sm., Greenwalt et Manchester
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
Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 12b–e
Name is type for
Holotype USNM PAL 625447, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., United States
Figures: text-fig. 12c
Flower square in cross section, elliptical in longitudinal section; pedicel slightly curved; awl-shaped and apices point outward with concave calyx lamina curving up to connect corners; hair-like projections protruding from near the axis.
The specific epithet is for the for the Kishenehn Formation.
Paleogene, Eocene, Lutetian
Kishenehn Formation, ca. 44 Ma
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood
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