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

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000465


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: 199


Dejaxia brevicolpites E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Original diagnosis/description

Pollen small, almost spherical, equatorial outline circular, monocolpate. Colpus short. Colpus margin distinct, slightly irregular. Pollen wall slightly undulating/rugulate, tectate, psilate-punctate-foveolate. Colpus membrane finely verrucate. Orbicules small, spherical with an irregular surface pattern.


In honor of the French palynologist Jean Dejax in recognition of his important contributions to Cretaceous palynology.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Dejaxia brevicolpites E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen 2019


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