Trapa moravica Opravil et Erw.Knobloch

Plant Fossil Names Registry Number: PFN000866

Act LSID: urn:lsid:plantfossilnames.org:act:866

Authors: E. Opravil & E. Knobloch

Rank: species

Reference: Opravil, E. & Knobloch, E. (1967): Trapa moravica spec. nova – eine neue Wassernuss aus dem Pannon des Wiener Beckens. – Preslia 39(2): 117–121., link

Page of description: 118

Illustrations or figures: pls VII–X

Types

Holotype Ex. No. 14, Moravian Museum, Brno, the Czech Republic
Figures: pl. VII, figs 1, 2

Note: Paratypus: Ex. No. 4, Moravská Nová Ves, the Czech Republic (Opravil et Knobloch (1967): Preslia, 39: pl. IX, fig. 6) housed in Moravian Museum, Brno, the Czech Republic.

Original protologue

Drupa quadricornis, 18–23 mm alta, 45–51 mm lata; cornua superiora ex modeste excelsa basi horizontaliter vel leviter sursum vergentia, paulatim coartant et commode transueunt in spinae mucronatae. Cornua inferiora breviter sunt et cito coartant. Corona apicalis 2,5–3,0 mm lata; collum collar cylindricum cca 3 mm altum; aeque latum ac corona; porus germinativus rotundus in mediam pilis demissis tectus. Cicatrices petiolares parvae sed insignae, ad 4–5 mm altae; hilum pedunculi magnopere. Linea media abest.

Etymology

Per nominem regionis Moravia.

Stratigraphy

Neogene, Pliocene
stratum pannonicum, zona F sensu A. Papp (1951)

Locality

Czech Republic
Dubňany, Moravia australis

Plant fossil remain

macro- and meso-fossils-embryophytes except wood