Craspedodromophyllum boguchanicum M.Moiseeva, Kodrul et A.B.Herman

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000355


Authors: M. G. Moiseeva, T. M. Kodrul & A. B. Herman

Rank: species

Genus: Craspedodromophyllum P.R.Crane

Reference: Moiseeva, M. G., Kodrul, T. M. & Herman, A. B. (2018): Early Paleogene Boguchan flora of the Amur Region (Russian Far East): Composition, age and palaeoclimatic implications. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 253: 15–36.

Page of description: 29

Illustrations or figures: fig. 4; pl. V, figs 3, 4, 10, 11


Holotype AB3-11, Geological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
Figures: fig. 4C; pl. V, figs 3, 4

Original diagnosis/description

Leaves simple, petiolate, notophyll ormesophyll, length to width ratio about 2:1. Lamina elliptical or ovate, symmetrical. Laminar apex angle acute with straight apex shape, base angle obtuse with rounded shape. Primary venation pinnate, compound agrophic veins present. Major secondary veins alternate or occasionally opposite, craspedodromous with nearly regular spacing and uniform angle. Leaf margin unlobed and serrate. Tooth spacing regular with up to four orders of teeth. Sinus shape angular, tooth shapes typically flexuous/flexuous, sometimes straight/convex or concave/convex.


From Boguchan village.


Paleogene, Paleocene
Middle Tsagayan subformation


Russian Federation
Arkhara–Boguchan coal field (Zeya–Bureya Depression, Amur Region)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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