Pinus landsbergensis J.Kvaček

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000620


Author: J. Kvaček

Rank: species

Reference: Kvaček, J. (2013): Pinus landsbergensis sp. nov., new pine from the Cenomanian of the Czech Republic. – Bulletin of Geosciences 88(4): 829–836.

Page of description: 832

Illustrations or figures: figs 2A–F, 3A


Holotype F 2535, National Museum, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: fig. 2C–F

Original diagnosis/description

Needle-like leaves born in fascicles of five, in basal part attached to dwarf-shoot with helically arranged sheaths of cataphylls; leaves fan-shaped in transverse section, probably amphistomatic, ordinary cells elongate with nearly straight or slightly sinuous anticlinal walls, stomata in rows, sunken in heavily cutinized pits, monocyclic, surrounded by 6–8 subsidiary cells. Between stomatal rows 10–11 ordinary cells.


From the German name of the locality – Landsberg.


Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian
Peruc-Korycany Formation


Czech Republic
Lanšperk (Landsberg)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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