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Aarabia brevicaulis

Aarabia brevicaulis Meyer-Berthaud, Gerrienne Rev. Palaeobot. Palynol., 116(1-2): 43. Aug 2001
Name
Aarabia brevicaulis
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Aarabia
Authors (Pub.)
Meyer-Berthaud B. Gerrienne P.  
Publication
Aarabia, a new Early Devonian vascular plant from Africa (Morocco) [2001/8]
Journal
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
Volume
116
Issue
1-2
Page number
43
Year
2001

Parent Taxon
[Genus] Aarabia

Stratigraphy
Emsian
Location
20 km northwest of Azrou and 1 km east of Jbel ben Aarab, Central Morocco
Paleoregion
Gondwana (N Africa)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Repository Number
LPM AZC 275
Data for Paratypus
Repository
Université de Montpellier, Montpellier, France
Repository Number
LPM AZC 137, LPM AZG 240, LPM AZD 205, LPM AZD 223, LPM AZC 287, LPM AZ 299
Diagnosis
Small plants at least 9 cm in height, comprising 1.5-5 mm wide axes. n + 1 laterals produced at 7-25 mm long intervals and diverging at 38-55° from main axis. Proximal n + 2 laterals produced on long n + 1 axes at 2.5-5.5 mm long intervals and diverging at 90-100°. Distal n + 2 laterals separated by intervals reaching 15 mm. Short laterals borne on main axis and at base of long laterals; consisting of a 2 mm long axis dividing into 2 short recurved segments. Sporangia 1.8-4 mm long, 1.0-1.4 mm wide.


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Genus Aarabia

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