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Latisemenia

Genus Latisemenia De-M. Wang, Basinger, Pu Huang, L. Liu, J.-Z. Xue, M.-C. Meng, Yin-Y. Zhang, Z.-Z. Deng Proc. Roy. Soc. Biol. Sci. Ser. B, 282(20151613): 2. 14 Oct 2015
Name
Latisemenia
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Wang D.-M. Basinger J. F. Huang P. Liu L. Xue J.-Z. Meng M.-C. Zhang Y.-Y. Deng Z.-Z.  
Publication
Latisemenia longshania, gen. et sp. nov., a new Late Devonian seed plant from China [2015/10]
Journal
Proceedings of the Royal Society
Volume
282
Issue
20151613
Page number
2
Year
2015
Parent Taxon
[Class] Moresnetiopsida
Fossil Status
insynangescenceswith ovules (with ovules)
Type
Latisemenia longshania
Diagnosis
Fertile axis bearing one terminal ovule and two opposite ovules. Cupules uniovulate and consisting of several free segments; cupule segments five per terminal ovule, elongate cuneate and extending about three-fifths of length of ovule; cupule segments per non-terminal ovule at least three. Ovules oval in shape, radially symmetrical with four integumentary lobes that are flattened and fused for one-half to two-thirds of total length of ovule. With exception of apex, nucellus adnate to fused part of integument. Nucellar apex well below tip of integumentary lobes.
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