Steganotheca D.Edwards

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000857


Author: D. Edwards

Rank: genus

Reference: Edwards, D. (1970): Fertile Rhyniophytina from the Lower Devonian of Britain. – Palaeontology 13(3): 84–87., link

Page of description: 452


Original diagnosis/description

Naked dichotomously branching axes with erect terminal sporangia. Sporangia longer than wide with tapering bases and truncated apices; apices formed by terminal lens-shaped structure of coaly material; sporangia with almost parallel sides.

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood

Names associated with genus


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