Pragocladus J.Kvaček et H.Eklund

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000622


Authors: J. Kvaček & H. Eklund

Rank: genus

Reference: Kvaček, J. & Eklund, H. (2003): A report on newly recovered reproductive structures from the Cenomanian of Bohemia (Central Europe). – International Journal of Plant Sciences 164(6): 1021–1039., link

Page of description: 1022


Pragocladus lauroides J.Kvaček et H.Eklund

Original diagnosis/description

Compound inflorescence consisting of main axis and helically arranged secondary axes with helically arranged lateral inflorescence units. Lateral inflorescence units supported by a bract and consisting of two to four flowers. Flowers supported by a bract and arranged singly or in clusters of two. Each flower bisexual and trimerous with well-developed stamens. The anthers are bilocular and open by valves.


Derived from Prague (Praha), where the fossil was found.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood


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