Caldesia europaea Hably in Hably & Meller

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000044


Authors: L. Hably

Rank: species

Reference: Hably, L. & Meller, B. (2017): Sarmatian wetlands at the NW margin of the Pannonian Basin system (Gratkorn, Styrian Basin, Austria, late middle Miocene). Part 1. The leaf record. – Palaeontographica, Abt. B 295(4–6): 135–165.

Page of description: 143

Illustrations or figures: 159


Not publicHolotype GBA 2008/081

Original protologue

Simple leaves, lamina shape elliptic, symmetrical. Apex rounded, base auriculate, symmetrical. Margin entire, venation campylodromous. Five pairs of primary veins arise from one point at the base and run toward the leaf apex. Among primary veins dense, thin veins run perpendicularly to the primaries.


Neogene, Miocene


Clay pit St. Stefan at Gratkorn, 10 km NW Graz

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood