Symplocos trinitiensis Huegele et Manchester
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000578
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:578
Reference: Huegele, I. & Manchester, S. R. (2019): Newly recognized diversity of fruits and seeds from the Late Paleogene flora of Trinity County, East Texas, USA. – International Journal of Plant Sciences 180(7): 681–708.
Page of description: 695
Illustrations or figures: Figs. 9A1-7
Holotype USNM 722018, United States National Museum, Washington, USA
Figures: Fig. 9A
Note: Paratype: USNM 722024.
Stones ellipsoid, nearly spherical in longitudinal outline, ca. 5.5mmlong, ca. 5mmwide, ca. 3mmdeep, abruptly cut by rounded, thin-walled (ca. 0.3mm) apical pit with a single pore (ca. 1 mm in diameter) connecting to three locules. Transverse outline triangular to ovate. Surface smooth, except for
broad longitudinal wrinkles. Basal pit recessed (fig. 9A6).
Named after its type locality from southern Trinity County, Texas.
Trinity, Texas (USNM loc. 44273)
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood