Bonanzacarpum Manchester et T.A.Lott
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000563
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:563
Authors: S. R. Manchester & T. A. Lott
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).
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood
Names associated with genus
Bonanzacarpum sprungerorum Manchester et T.A.Lott 2019
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