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Schenkiella

Genus Schenkiella Wójcicki, Z. Kvaček Acta Palaeobot., 42(2): 111. 23 Dec 2002
Name
Schenkiella
Rank
Genus
Replaced Name
[Genus] Tricorniger
Authors (Pub.)
Wójcicki J. J. Kvaček Z.  
Publication
Schenkiella genus novum, thorny disseminules of unknown affinities from the Lower Miocene of central Europe [2002/12]
Journal
Acta Palaeobotanica
Volume
42
Issue
2
Page number
111
Year
2002

Parent Taxon
[Class] Magnoliopsida
Fossil Status
fruits

Type
Schenkiella credneri
Diagnosis
Fruit obtrullate in outline, 10– 15 mm long from the base to the apex and 8–14 mm broad along horns (measured on compression/impression), three-plane symmetrical, with three equal stout short divergent horns thickened on edges and sharpened to a point, inserted in ca. 2/3 from the fruit base and passing towards the fruit base into three protruding longitudinal ribs; fruit body between the ribs slightly depressed; apical aperture closed with conical to shallowly conical cap-like structure; endocarp covered by probably leathery covering; surface of endocarp characteristically finely alveolate (secondarily porous); fruit base acute, sometimes slightly truncate, probably with a very small scar.


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Species
Schenkiella credneri

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