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

Type taxon

Pragocladus lauroides J.Kvaček et H.Eklund

Original protologue

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