Cordaites lubnensis Šimůnek

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000404


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: 113

Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 15a–e; pl. 8, fig. 1–6


Holotype ZŠ 205, Czech Geological Survey, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: text-fig. 15a–e; pl. 8, fig. 1–6

Original diagnosis/description

Small narrow, amphistomatic leaves with medium-dense parallel venation, 4–6 thin veins alternate each thick vein. Cells of adaxial cuticle are tetragonal, oblong, stomata irregularly dispersed. Cells of abaxial cuticle oblong, stomata in poorly defined, rare stomatal rows.


From the type locality in Lubná village.


Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian
Kladno Formation, Radnice Member, Lubná Coals. Bolsovian (Westphalian C)


Czech Republic
Lubná near Rakovník, quarry Filip II, loc. No. 32, Kladno-Rakovník Basin

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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