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Abies honshuensis

Abies honshuensis Tanai J. Fac. Sci. Hokkaido Univ., Ser. 4, Geol., 11(2): 247. 20 Mar 1961
Name
Abies honshuensis
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Abies
Authors (Pub.)
Tanai T.  
Publication
Neogene floral change in Japan [1961/3]
Journal
Journal of the Faculty of Science of the Hokkaido University
Volume
11
Issue
2
Page number
247
Year
1961

Parent Taxon
[Genus] Abies
Fossil Status
cones (scales & seeds)

Stratigraphy
Miocene
Location
Aburato coal mine, Kamo-machi, Tsuruoka City, Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
Paleoregion
Eurasia (Japanese Archipelago)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Geological Survey of Japan, Agency of Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
Repository Number
GSJ-4210
Diagnosis
Cone-scale semicircular in general outline, 1.2 cm high and 1.4cm wide; stalk 4.5mm long and 1.2 to 1.5mm wide; base subcordate, sometimes with small appendage-like fiange on the lower side; up.per margiii broadly rounded, with small and irregular teeth; braet unknown. Samara incomplete, probably wedge-shaped in outline, 1,2 cm long; seed oblongly elliptical in shape, 7.5mpa long and 2mm wide; rounded pointed at apex and base; wing flanking the seed and terminated on the upper half of the seed.

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