Bonanzacarpum Manchester et T.A.Lott
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000563
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:563
Reference: Manchester, S. R. & Lott, T. A. (2019): Bonanzacarpum sprungerorum, a bizarre fruit type from the Eocene Green River Formation of Utah, USA. – Fossil Imprint 75(2): 281–288.
Page of description: 283
Bonanzacarpum sprungerorum Manchester et T.A.Lott
Fruit a tabular 4–6 sided circumscissile capsule. Capsule unilocular, with closely fitting operculum. Basal surface of locule with 7–11 obpyriform raised areas radiating from a central point and pointing proximally.
Bonanza (the nearest town to the fossil occurrences in northeastern Utah) plus carpum (fruit).