Baoyinia D.Edwards et C.S.Li

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000312

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:312

Authors: D. Edwards & C. S. Li

Rank: genus

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: 43

Type taxon

Baoyinia sichuanensis D.Edwards et C.S.Li

Original protologue

Plant with smooth stems and strobili terminating in clusters of ovoid sporangia, their bases tapering into short, straight stalks. Distal sporangia more widely separated. Sporangia spit longitudinally into two equal valves that lack thickened margins. Strobilar axis and stalks with central, longitudinally orientated ?vascular strands.

Etymology

In honour of the extensive fieldwork leading to collections of Sichuan plants and the pioneering work in describing them by Dr Geng Baoyin.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood