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Pterospermumocarpon

Genus Pterospermumocarpon R. Srivast., R.K. Saxena, G. Srivast. J. Earth Syst. Sci., 121(1): 185. Feb 2012
Name
Pterospermumocarpon
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Srivastava R. Saxena R. K. Srivastava G.  
Publication
Pterospermumocarpon, a new malvalean fruit from the Sindhudurg Formation (Miocene) of Maharashtra, India, and its phytogeographical significance [2012/2]
Journal
Journal of earth system science
Volume
121
Issue
1
Page number
185
Year
2012
Parent Taxon
[Family] Malvaceae
Fossil Status
fruits
Type
Pterospermumocarpon kalviwadiense
Diagnosis
Fruit capsule, loculicidal, dehiscent, symmetrical, elliptic to lanceolate in shape, apex acute, base obtuse, pentalocular, five distinct sutures seen on the surface separating each locule, capsule wall thick, seed wings represented by imprint on the inner surface.
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