Pinus landsbergensis J.Kvaček

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000620

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:620

Authors: 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

Types

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

Original protologue

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.

Etymology

From the German name of the locality – Landsberg.

Stratigraphy

Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian
Peruc-Korycany Formation

Locality

Czech Republic
Lanšperk (Landsberg)

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood