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Paraphyllanthoxylon antarcticum

Paraphyllanthoxylon antarcticum Pujana in Pujana, A. Iglesias, Raffi, Olivero Cretac. Res., 90: 350. 18 Jun 2018
Name
Paraphyllanthoxylon antarcticum
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Paraphyllanthoxylon
Authors (Name)
Pujana R. R.  
Authors (Pub.)
Pujana R. R. Iglesias A. Raffi M. E. Olivero E. B.  
Publication
Angiosperm fossil woods from the Upper Cretaceous of Western Antarctica (Santa Marta Formation) [2018/6]
Journal
Cretaceous Research
Volume
90
Page number
350
Year
2018

Fossil Status
stems (wood)

Stratigraphy
Campanian
Location
James Ross Island, Antarctica
Paleoregion
Gondwana (Antarctica)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Instituto Antártico Argentino, Dirección Nacional del Antártico, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Repository Number
IAA-Pb 109
Diagnosis
Wood diffuse-porous. Growth rings boundaries distinct. Vessels solitary or in radial multiples of 2-4, rarely more or grouped. Vessel tangential diameter usually larger than 80 mm and ca. 60-90 vessels per mm2. Perforation plates simple. Intervessel pits alternate. Tyloses common. Vessel-ray parenchyma pits circular to transitional. Axial parenchyma absent. Fibres septate and non-septate. Rays 1-4 cells wide, heterocellular, with mostly one or two rows of marginal upright cells.

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