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Protoephedritaceae

Family Protoephedritaceae Rothw., Stockey Int. J. Pl. Sci., 174(3): 515. 15 Mar 2013
Name
Protoephedritaceae
Rank
Family
Original spelling
Protoephedraceae
Authors (Pub.)
Rothwell G. W. Stockey R. A.  
Publication
Evolution and phylogeny of Gnetophytes: evidence from the anatomically preserved seed cone Protoephedrites eamesii gen. et sp. nov. and the seeds of several bennettitalean species [2013/3]
Journal
International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume
174
Issue
3
Page number
515
Year
2013

Parent Taxon
[Order] Ephedrales
Type
[Genus] Protoephedrites
Diagnosis
Gnetophyte plants with compound seed cones constructed of primary axis with decussately arranged bracts and axillary fertile shoots; fertile shoots occurring in axils of most bracts. Axis of secondary shoot with pairs of diminutive decussately arranged bracteoles and near apical pair of sporophylls with erect seeds; bracteoles not enclosing seeds.


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Genus Protoephedrites

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