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Cosmosperma

Genus Cosmosperma De-M. Wang, L. Liu, M.-C. Meng, J.-Z. Xue, T. Liu, Y. Guo Naturwissenschaften, 101(8): 616. 26 Jun 2014
Name
Cosmosperma
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Wang D.-M. Liu L. Meng M.-C. Xue J.-Z. Liu T. Guo Y.  
Publication
Cosmosperma polyloba gen. et sp. nov., a seed plant from the Upper Devonian of South China [2014/6]
Journal
Naturwissenschaften
Volume
101
Issue
8
Page number
616
Year
2014
Parent Taxon
[Class] Moresnetiopsida
Fossil Status
insynangescenceswith ovules (with ovules)
Type
Cosmosperma polylobum
Diagnosis
Nonlaminate pinnules planate, highly dissected and alternately arranged on pinna-rachis. Pollen organs synangiate, with each terminating a stalk and consisting of six to eight elongate microsporangia which are basally fused and distally free. Uniovulate cupules with minute spines on outer surface and up to about 16 distal segments; cupule segments free for a length of half to two third of that of cupules.
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