Cordaites ledecensis Šimůnek

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000405

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:405

Authors: 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: 114

Illustrations or figures: text-fig. 16a–g; pl. 2, fig. 6, pl. 8, fig. 7, pl. 9

Types

Holotype ZŠ 206, Czech Geological Survey, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: text-fig. 16a–g; pl. 2, fig. 6, pl. 8, fig. 7, pl. 9

Original protologue

Medium wide, amphistomatic leaves with dense parallel venation, 1–2 thin veins alternate with each thick vein. Adaxial cuticle with oval, oblong cells, stomata in infrequent rows, abaxial cuticle with oval, oblong cells, stomata separated in infrequent rows, prominent lateral subsidiary cells.

Etymology

From the type locality at Ledce village.

Stratigraphy

Carboniferous, Pennsylvanian
Kladno Formation, Nýřany Member. Asturian (Westphalian D)

Locality

Czech Republic
Ledce, borehole Le-8, depth 632,45 m, Kladno-Rakovník Basin

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood