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Wintucycas

Genus Wintucycas L.C.A. Martínez, Artabe, Bodnar Bot. J. Linn. Soc., 170(3): 438. 19 Oct 2012
Name
Wintucycas
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Martínez L. C. A. Artabe A. E. Bodnar J.  
Publication
A new cycad stem from the Cretaceous in Argentina and its phylogenetic relationships with other Cycadales [2012/10]
Journal
Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society
Volume
170
Issue
3
Page number
438
Year
2012
Parent Taxon
[Family] Encephalartaceae
Fossil Status
stems
Type
Wintucycas stevensonii
Diagnosis
Columnar, polyxylic stem, covered by persistent rhomboidal leaf bases. Parenchymatous central pith with mucilage canals, idioblasts and medullary vascular bundles. Cylindrical vascular system with many rings of manoxylic secondary xylem and phloem containing uni- to multiseriate rays, and centripetal vascular bundles adjacent to the innermost ring. Parenchymatous cortex with mucilage canals, idioblasts and girdling leaf traces in cortex.
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