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

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000485

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:485

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: 224

Type taxon

Teebacia hughesii E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen

Original protologue

Anthers narrowly elliptical and flattened, dithecate and tetrasporangiate. Pollen small, almost circular in equatorial outline, monocolpate. Colpus long. Exine semitectate-reticulate and columellate. Reticulum coarse, heterobrochate with lumina of various sizes. Muri with a supratectal ornamentation of narrow ridges perpendicular to the length of the muri. Underside of muri granular. Muri supported by long, scattered columellae. Colpus margin distinct formed by the fused marginal muri.

Etymology

From the informal name Barremian-teebac given to similar grains from the Barremian of southern England by Norman F. Hughes

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Teebacia hughesii E.M.Friis, P.R.Crane et K.R.Pedersen 2019