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Baibiancarpus

Genus Baibiancarpus Gandolfo in Gandolfo, Zamaloa, Cúneo, A. Archang. Int. J. Pl. Sci., 170(3): 420. Jun 2009
Name
Baibiancarpus
Rank
Genus
Authors (Name)
Gandolfo M. A.  
Authors (Pub.)
Gandolfo M. A. Zamaloa M. del C. Cúneo N. R. Archangelsky A.  
Publication
Potamogetonaceae fossil fruits from the Tertiary of Patagonia, Argentina [2009/6]
Journal
International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume
170
Issue
3
Page number
420
Year
2009
Parent Taxon
[Family] Potamogetonaceae
Fossil Status
fruits (endocarps)
Type
Baibiancarpus chubutensis
Diagnosis
Endocarps obovoid to oval, one seeded, bisymmetrical and granulate; basal stalk centrally or slightly displaced toward the dorsal side; apical beak on the ventral side; stalk and beak always opposite one another; ventral side slightly convex to sigmoid, dorsal side uniformly convex; distinctive internal process subapical near the ventral side, arising no more than one-third the length of the endocarp away from the apex. Seed lobed and curved around the internal process, basal (lower) lobe two and a half to four times larger than the apical (upper) lobe. Germination valve occupying the entire dorsal margin, lid keeled.
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