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

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000464

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:464

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

Rank: species

Genus: Goczania E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et 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: 197

Illustrations or figures: Text-fig. 29a–c


Holotype S148024, Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
Figures: Text-fig. 29a–c

Note: Holotype is from (Torres Vedras sample 44.

Original diagnosis/description

As for the genus with the following additions: Equatorial outline of pollen circular to transversely elliptical. Microechinae on proximal surface and bordering the colpus; distal face, except along the colpus, punctate-foveolate.


From Latin: punctatus referring to punctate pollen wall.


Cretaceous, Lower Cretaceous
Lower member of the Almargem Formation; Early Cretaceous (late Barremian-early Aptian)


Torres Vedras (NE of Forte de Forca; 39°06′13″ N, 9°14′47″ W)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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