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Cariria

Genus Cariria L. Kunzmann, B.A.R. Mohr, V. Wilde, Bern.-de-Oliv. Rev. Palaeobot. Palynol., 165(1-2): 76. May 2011
Name
Cariria
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Kunzmann L. Mohr B. A. R. Wilde V. Bernardes-de-Oliveira M.  
Publication
A putative gnetalean gymnosperm Cariria orbiculiconiformis gen. nov. et spec. nov. from the Early Cretaceous of northern Gondwana [2011/5]
Journal
Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
Volume
165
Issue
1-2
Page number
76
Year
2011
Parent Taxon
[Phylum] Gnetophyta
Fossil Status
leafy stems (with reproductive organs)
Type
Cariria orbiculiconiformis
Diagnosis
Herbaceous or shrub-like plants with multiple branched axes and sympodial-dichasial growth, articulated slender stems with a striate surface and swollen nodes, bearing megaphyllous leaves in opposite-decussate phyllotaxis; reproductive units consist of a triple structure on multiple axillary short branches, each triplet carrying two lateral dichasial orbiculate ovulate structures with two pairs of scales and a central basket-shaped microsporangiate structure.
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