Iodes israelii Soudry et H.-J.Gregor
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000559
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:559
Original spelling: Jodes israelii
Reference: Soudry, D. & Gregor, H. -J. (1997): Jodes israelii sp. nov.: a huge phosphate-mineralized icacinacean fructification from the Late Cretaceous of the Negev, southern Israel. – Cretaceous Research 18(2): 161–178.
Page of description: 167
Illustrations or figures: fig. 4.1–9
Holotype 8108 M, Geological Survey of Israel, Jerusalem, Israel
Figures: fig. 4.1–9
Endocarp , bisymmetrical, rounded in lateral view, broadly lenticular in cross-section; ornamented with more than 60 shallow concave areas separated
by ridges, the latter tending to be arranged in longitudinal rows; rounded base; small pointed apical style, somewhat irregular, giving the impression of apical placentation of the anatropous seed. Testa, hilum, micropyle, and chalaza unknown.
After Israel where the fossil fructification was found.
Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous, Maastrichtian
Concretional phosphorite in the basal part of the Oil Shale Member, Ghareb Formation, Early Maastrichtian
Har Nishpeh area, central Negev, southern Israel
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood