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Anubiscarpon

Genus Anubiscarpon MacK.A. Sm., Manchester Acta Palaeobot., 60(2): 253. 30 Dec 2020
Name
Anubiscarpon
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Smith M. A. Manchester S. R.  
Publication
CT-scans of capsules from the Clarno Formation (Oregon, USA) reveal an extinct Eocene theaceous taxon [2020/12]
Journal
Acta Palaeobotanica
Volume
60
Issue
2
Page number
253
Year
2020
Parent Taxon
[Family] Theaceae
Fossil Status
fruits
Type
Anubiscarpon andersoniae
Diagnosis
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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