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Malloranga

Genus Malloranga D.E. Lee, Bannister, J.I. Raine, Conran Rev. Palaeobot. Palynol., 163(1-2): 131. Dec 2010
Name
Malloranga
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Lee D. E. Bannister J. M. Raine J. I. Conran J. G.  
Publication
Euphorbiaceae: Acalyphoideae fossils from early Miocene New Zealand: Mallotus–Macaranga leaves, fruits, and inflorescence with in situ Nyssapollenites endobalteus pollen [2010/12]
Journal
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
Volume
163
Issue
1-2
Page number
131
Year
2010
Parent Taxon
[Family] Euphorbiaceae
Fossil Status
leaves
Type
Malloranga fouldenensis
Diagnosis
Leaves ovate, basally rounded, margin entire, apex acute with an acuminate tip; petiole pulvinate, attachment subpeltate. Primary venation pinnate with two strong basal secondaries (triplinerved), forming agrophic veins, secondary veins brochidodromous, tertiary and fourth-order venation percurrent, marginal venation looped. Leaf mesophyll with phytoliths, laminar disc-shaped, sessile glandular scales and paired, basally laminar extrafloral nectaries present.
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