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Cooksonia

Genus Cooksonia W.H. Lang Philos. Trans., Ser. B, 1937, 227(544): 288. 7 Jun 1937
Name
Cooksonia
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Lang W. H.  
Publication
On the Plant-Remains from the Downtonian of England and Wales [1937/6]
Journal
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
Annee/Jahrgang
1937
Volume
227
Issue
544
Page number
288
Year
1937
Parent Taxon
[Class] Rhyniopsida
Fossil Status
stems (with sporangia)
Type
Cooksonia pertonii
Diagnosis
Dichotomously branched, slender, leafless stems, with terminal sporangia that are short and wide. Epidermis composed of elongated, pointed, thick-walled cells. Central vascular cylinder consisting of annular tracheides.
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