Cordaites strazkovicensis Šimůnek

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000402


Author: Z. Šimůnek

Rank: species

Reference: Šimůnek, Z. (2007): Genus Cordaites from the Carboniferous and Permian of the Bohemian Massif (Epidermal structure study). – Acta Musei Nationalis Pragae, Series B – Historia Naturalis 62(2006)(3–4): 97–210., link

Page of description: 111

Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 13; pl. 7, figs 1–7


Holotype ZŠ 203, Czech Geological Survey, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: text-fig. 13; pl. 7, figs 1–7

Original diagnosis/description

Narrow lanceolate leaves, cells of adaxial cuticle longitudinally oblong, swallow-tail shaped polar ends of guard cells.


From the type horizon of the Strážkovice Coals.


Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian
Žacléř Formation, Prkenný Důl-Žďárky Member, Strážkovice Coals. Duckmantian (Westphalian B)


Czech Republic
Rtyně v Podkrkonoší, Nejedlý Mine (formerly Ida Gallery), Intrasudetic Basin

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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