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Welwitschiostrobus

Genus Welwitschiostrobus Dilcher, Bern.-de-Oliv., Pons, T.A. Lott Amer. J. Bot., 92(8): 1304. 27 Jul 2005
Name
Welwitschiostrobus
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Dilcher D. L. Bernardes-de-Oliveira M. Pons D. Lott T. A.  
Publication
Welwitschiaceae from the Lower Cretaceous of northeastern Brazil [2005/7]
Journal
American Journal of Botany
Volume
92
Issue
8
Page number
1304
Year
2005

Parent Taxon
[Family] Welwitschiaceae
Fossil Status
cones (pollen)

Type
Welwitschiostrobus murilii
Diagnosis
Cones are terminal or axillary on slender striated axes. Cones with a decussate pattern of striated scales. Each scale is folded along its median longitudinal line, giving the cone a square cross section. Scale apex acute.


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Species
Welwitschiostrobus murilii

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