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Dorsalistachyaceae

Family Dorsalistachyaceae S.-J. Wang, A.R.T. Spencer in S.-J. Wang, Bateman, A.R.T. Spencer, J. Wang, L.-Y. Shao, J. Hilton Amer. J. Bot., 104(1): 13. 6 Jan 2017
Name
Dorsalistachyaceae
Rank
Family
Authors (Name)
Wang S.-J. Spencer A. R. T.  
Authors (Pub.)
Wang S.-J. Bateman R. M. Spencer A. R. T. Wang J. Shao L.-Y. Hilton J.  
Publication
Anatomically preserved “strobili” and leaves from the Permian of China (Dorsalistachyaceae, fam. nov.) broaden knowledge of Noeggerathiales and constrain their possible taxonomic affinities [2017/1]
Journal
American Journal of Botany
Volume
104
Issue
1
Page number
13
Year
2017
Parent Taxon
[Order] Noeggerathiales
Type
[Genus] Dorsalistachya
Diagnosis
Sporophylls distichous, alternate; proximal part of sporophyll semicircular, dichotomous, distal part upturned. Sporangia abaxial, arranged in a single crescent. Microsporangia with proximal lower surface dehiscence. Vascular bundle of strobilar axis (and petiole and rachis of correlated foliage) bilaterally symmetrical, sporophyll traces diverging from the two opposed margins. Secretory cavities within cortex of both strobilar axis and sporophyll.
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