Genus Anubiscarpon MacK.A. Sm., Manchester Acta Palaeobot., 60(2): 253. 30 Dec 2020
- Authors (Pub.)
- Smith M. A.
Manchester S. R.
- CT-scans of capsules from the Clarno Formation (Oregon, USA) reveal an extinct Eocene theaceous taxon [2020/12]
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- Parent Taxon
- [Family] Theaceae
- Fossil Status
- Anubiscarpon andersoniae
- Fruit a globose to oblate,
five-valved, loculicidal capsule with a persistent
columella that is over 2/3 the height of the capsule,
a thick pedicel and persistent hypogynous
calyx. Apex of each valve prominently clefted,
forming two marginal points directed distally
upwards, separated by a central sinus. Pericarp
composed of two woody layers.
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