Zlatkocarpus brnikensis J.Kvaček et E.M.Friis
Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000630
Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:630
Genus: Zlatkocarpus J.Kvaček et E.M.Friis
Reference: Kvaček, J. & Friis, E. M. (2010): Zlatkocarpus gen. nov., a new angiosperm reproductive structure with monocolpate-reticulate pollen from the Late Cretaceous (Cenomanian) of the Czech Republic. – Grana 49(2): 115–127.
Page of description: 119
Illustrations or figures: figs 1–3
Name is type taxon for
Holotype F 3143, National Museum, Prague, the Czech Republic
Figures: figs 1–3
Note: paratypes: F 3144–F 3147
Floral cup large, encircling the basal part of fruit for about one third of the total length of the fruit. Fruits elliptical in outline with slightly pointed apex and base. Pollen with heterogeneous reticulum and distinct colpus margin.
From the Brník locality, where the fossil was discovered.
Cretaceous, Upper Cretaceous, Cenomanian
Peruc Member, Peruc-Korycany Formation
clay pit near the village of Brník, 60 km east of Prague (49° 58′ 59″ N, 14° 54′ 56″ E)
Plant fossil remain
macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood