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Olmosoxylon

Genus Olmosoxylon Estrada-Ruiz, Mart.-Cabr., Cev.-Ferriz Amer. J. Bot., 97(7): 1187. Jul 2010
Name
Olmosoxylon
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Estrada-Ruiz E. Martínez-Cabrera H. I. Cevallos-Ferriz S. R. S.  
Publication
Upper Cretaceous woods from the Olmos Formation (late Campanian–early Maastrichtian), Coahuila, Mexico [2010/7]
Journal
American Journal of Botany
Volume
97
Issue
7
Page number
1187
Year
2010
Parent Taxon
[Order] Laurales
Fossil Status
stems (wood)
Type
Olmosoxylon upchurchii
Diagnosis
Indistinct growth rings; vessels solitary and in radial multiples of 2 – 4, simple perforation plates; alternate intervessel pits, vessel-ray parenchyma pits very large of variable form, oval to horizontally elongated with reduced borders; scanty paratracheal parenchyma; grouped rays, homocellular and heterocellular rays, oil/mucilage cells irregularly distributed in the rays; septate and nonseptate fi bers.
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