Eckartia longicolumella E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000473

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:473

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

Rank: species

Original spelling: Eckhartia longicolumella

Genus: Eckartia 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: 210

Illustrations or figures: Text-fig. 38a–i

Types

Holotype S136754, Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden
Figures: Text-fig. 38b–i

Note: Holotype is from Torres Vedras sample 44.
Paratypes: S136661, S136662, S136751, S136752, S136673, S136765, S137920, S137921, S148021, S149204 (Torres Vedras sample 44) housed in Palaeobotanical Collections, Department of Palaeobiology, the Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden.

Original protologue

As for the genus with the following additions: Anthers long and narrow. Reticulum fine. Columellae long, scattered.

Etymology

From Latin: longus for long and columella referring to the long columellae supporting the muri.

Stratigraphy

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

Locality

Portugal
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

Notes