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Lorchiella

Genus Lorchiella Krassilov Acta Palaeobot., 44(1): 43. 30 Jun 2004
Name
Lorchiella
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Krassilov V. A.  
Publication
Cretaceous floral structures from Negev, Israel as evidence of angiosperm radiation in the Gondwana realm [2004/6]
Journal
Acta Palaeobotanica
Volume
44
Issue
1
Page number
43
Year
2004

Parent Taxon
[Class] Magnoliopsida
Fossil Status
flowers

Type
Lorchiella setosa
Diagnosis
Pistillate flower shortly pedicellate, actinomorphous, pentamerous, epigynous. Hypanthia about 7 mm long, elongate-elliptical, ovate in bud, distally lobed and bristled, lacerate at maturity. Petaloid (?) lobes obovate to lanceolate, interlocked by their marginal hairs in aestivation, narrowly spreading, with the hairs mostly deciduous later in development. Sepaloid (?) bristles five, regularly disposed, longer than the lobes, decurrent as longitudinal ridges down the tube.


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Species
Lorchiella setosa

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