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

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000495


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: 233


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

Original diagnosis/description

Pollen of medium size, prolate, tricolpate. Colpi long, reaching almost to the poles, irregular in organization, sometimes branched. Exine columellate,
tectate-punctate. Columellae short. Colpus margin distinct. Colpus membrane coarsely verrucate. Orbicules small, spherical, with a finely granular surface.


In honor of the Russian palaeobotanist Valentina A. Samylina in recognition of her contribution to the study of Cretaceous angiosperms.

Plant fossil remain

pollen and spores

Names associated with genus

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


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