Appofructus E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000459
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:459
Authors: E. M. Friis, P. R. Crane & K. R. Pedersen
Reference: Friis, E. M., Crane, P. R. & Pedersen, K. R. (2019): The Early Cretaceous mesofossil flora of Torres Vedras (NE of Forte da Forca), Portugal: a palaeofloristic analysis of an early angiosperm community. – Fossil Imprint 75(2): 153–257.
Page of description: 193
Appofructus nudus E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen
Small, isolated unilocular and one-seeded fruits. Fruits rounded with an oblique stalk at the base of the ventral margin. Stigma sessile, rounded. Fruit wall thin with smooth outer surface lacking trichomes. Pollen grains monocolpate, oblate, circular to elliptical in equatorial outline, tectate, almost smooth with microechinate surface sculpturing.
From the part name Appo in Appomattoxia and fructus (Latin for fruit) to indicate close relationship between the two genera.
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood
Names associated with genus
Appofructus nudus E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen 2019
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