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Wilkinsoniphyllum

Genus Wilkinsoniphyllum Jud, Gandolfo, A. Iglesias, Wilf in Jud, A. Iglesias, Wilf, Gandolfo Amer. J. Bot., 105(5): 931. May 2018
Name
Wilkinsoniphyllum
Rank
Genus
Authors (Name)
Jud N. A. Gandolfo M. A. Iglesias A. Wilf P.  
Authors (Pub.)
Jud N. A. Iglesias A. Wilf P. Gandolfo M. A.  
Publication
Fossil moonseeds from the Paleogene of West Gondwana (Patagonia, Argentina) [2018/5]
Journal
American Journal of Botany
Volume
105
Issue
5
Page number
931
Year
2018

Parent Taxon
[Family] Menispermaceae
Fossil Status
leaves

Type
Wilkinsoniphyllum menispermoides
Diagnosis
Diagnosis—Leaf simple, petiolate with an upper pulvinus; blade attachment marginal; blade simple, wide ovate; base concavo-convex, obtuse; apex rounded, obtuse, mucronate; margin entire. Primary venation suprabasal actinodromous; central primary slightly wider than lateral primaries; lateral primaries ascending about two-thirds the distance to apex into apical half of lamina; secondary vein framework brochidodromous, secondary veins excurrent, ascending from the central primary with the lowermost pair diverging near the middle of the blade, central secondary veins alternate, simple agrophic veins present; tertiary vein framework alternate percurrent; fourth to sixth order vein framework regular polygonal reticulate; areoles regular, polygonal, lacking freely ending veinlets; fimbrial vein present.


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Species
Wilkinsoniphyllum menispermoides

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