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Kunia

Genus Kunia C.-H. Xiong, De-M. Wang, Q. Wang, M.-C. Meng J. Syst. Evol., 50(6): 541. 29 Aug 2012
Name
Kunia
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Xiong C.-H. Wang D.-M. Wang Q. Meng M.-C.  
Publication
A new euphyllophyte Kunia venusta gen. et sp. nov. from the Middle Devonian of Yunnan, South China [2012/8]
Journal
Journal of systematics and evolution
Volume
50
Issue
6
Page number
541
Year
2012
Fossil Status
stems (with sporangia)
Type
Kunia venusta
Diagnosis
Naked axes with three orders of pseudomonopodial branches; the first-order axes upright, the second- and third-order axes distantly spaced and helically arranged. Occasionally, the base of the secondorder axis bearing a third-order one, while the base of the third-order axis with a sterile or fertile ultimate appendage. Fertile appendages occurring in a helix and at wide angles upon the third-order axes. Fertile appendages isotomous several times, terminating in two clusters of paired and fusiform sporangia. Sterile appendages dichotomous, distally recurved.
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