Genus Olmosoxylon Estrada-Ruiz, Mart.-Cabr., Cev.-Ferriz Amer. J. Bot., 97(7): 1187. Jul 2010
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- Authors (Pub.)
- Estrada-Ruiz E.
Martínez-Cabrera H. I.
Cevallos-Ferriz S. R. S.
- Upper Cretaceous woods from the Olmos Formation (late C...
- American Journal of Botany
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- Parent Taxon
- [Order] Laurales
- Fossil Status
- stems (wood)
- Olmosoxylon upchurchii
- 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.