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Medwellia

Genus Medwellia Nagalingum, McLoughlin in McLoughlin, Tosol., Nagalingum, Drinnan Mem. Assoc. Australas. Palaeontol., 26: 35. 2 Aug 2002
Name
Medwellia
Rank
Genus
Authors (Name)
Nagalingum N. S. McLoughlin S.  
Authors (Pub.)
McLoughlin S. Tosolini A.-M. P. Nagalingum N. S. Drinnan A. N.  
Publication
The Early Cretaceous (Neocomian) flora and fauna of the lower Strzelecki Group, Gippsland Basin, Victoria, Australia [2002/8]
Journal
Memoir of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists
Volume
26
Page number
35
Year
2002
Parent Taxon
[Phylum] Pteridophyta
Fossil Status
foliage
Type
Medwellia lacerata
Diagnosis
Fronds at least tripinnate with pinnately arranged branching in proximal parts of the frond, becoming near-dichotomous in the distal portions. Ultimate pinnules narrowly cuneate with truncate or broadly rounded apices bearing a single denticle at each vein terminus. Pinnules lack a midrib and contain multiple subparallel, dichotomous veins.
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