Orontiophyllum J.Kvaček et S.Y.Sm.

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000833

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:833

Authors: J. Kvaček & S. Y. Smith

Rank: genus

Reference: Kvaček, J. & Smith, S. Y. (2015): Orontiophyllum, a new genus for foliage of fossil Orontioideae (Araceae) from the Cretaceous of central Europe. – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 178(3): 489–500.

Page of description: 491

Type

Araciphyllites austriacus J.Kvaček et A.B.Herman

Original diagnosis/description

Leaf lamina simple, entire-margined, midrib multistranded, venation parallel-pinnate, eucamptodromous. Primary lateral venation consisting of several
well-defined vein orders departing from multistranded costa at acute angles. Higher order transverse veins perpendicular to slightly oblique to
primary lateral veins forming a more or less square pattern.

Etymology

No etymology given in the paper.

[J. Kvaček for PFNR: "Derived from the name of the subfamily Orontioideae."]

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus

Orontiophyllum austriacum (J.Kvaček et A.Herman) J.Kvaček et S.Y.Sm. 2015

Orontiophyllum riggauense (Erw.Knobloch) J.Kvaček et S.Y.Sm. 2015

Orontiophyllum grandifolium (Penh.) Stockey, G.L.Hoffman et G.W.Rothwell 2021

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