Meliosma berryi Huegele et Manchester
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000583
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:583
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: 699
Illustrations or figures: Fig. 11A1–7
Holotype USNM 722043, United States National Museum, Washington, USA
Figures: Fig. 11A
Endocarp obpyriform, subglobose, asymmetrically skewed, ca. 15mmlong, 9mmwide, and 10mmdeep. Surface smooth, with a pronounced, longitudinal keel extending from ventral scar and over the dorsal surface. Ventral scar asymmetrically pyriform in face view (fig. 11A1), 6 mm wide and 8.5mmlong, with an aperture in widest portion of the endocarp. Wall thickness not preserved.
Named after E. W. Berry, for his prolific and extensive paleobotanical contributions, including the first paleobotanical descriptions of the Trinity flora.
Trinity, Texas (USNM loc. 44273)
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood