Jiangyounia gengi D.Edwards et C.S.Li

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000309

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:309

Authors: D. Edwards & C. S. Li

Rank: species

Genus: Jiangyounia D.Edwards et C.S.Li

Reference: Edwards, D. & Li, C. -S. (2018): Further insights into the Lower Devonian terrestrial vegetation of Sichuan Province, China. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 253: 37–48.

Page of description: 40

Illustrations or figures: pl. I, fig. 1–3

Name is type for

Jiangyounia D.Edwards et C.S.Li 2018


Original diagnosis/description

Plant with smooth stems that show anisotomous branching with pronounced overtopping. Sporangia elliptical in outline, width greater than height, and borne singly and terminally on unbranched lateral stems. Inconspicuous marginal features. Plant at least 45 mm high; smooth stems 0.5–0.7 mm diameter; sporangia 2.5 mm wide; 2.0 mm high.


Devonian, Lower Devonian
Horizon 1 in lower part of the Pingyipu Group, Tangwanzhai Syncline; Lochkovian/basal Pragian


Yanmenba section, Jiangyou District, North Sichuan

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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