Goczania E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000461

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:461

Authors: E. M. Friis, P. R. Crane & K. R. Pedersen

Rank: genus

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: 195


Goczania rugosa E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Original diagnosis/description

Stamens short, broad, dithecate and tetrasporangiate. Inner surface of anther wall with densely arranged orbicules. Orbicules small, spherical with
microechinate surface. Pollen small, oblate, circular to elliptical in equatorial outline, monocolpate with a simple colpus. Exine tectate with a smooth to slightly rugulate surface. Supratectal ornamentation microechinate, composed of solitary microechinae. Infratectal layer granular. Colpus margin irregular, distinct.


In honor of the Hungarian palynologist Ferenc Góczan in recognition of his important contribution to Cretaceous palynology.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Goczania rugosa E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen 2019

Goczania inaequalis E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen 2019

Goczania punctata E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen 2019


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