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Ramophyton

Genus Ramophyton De-M. Wang Int. J. Pl. Sci., 169(8): 1101. Oct 2008
Name
Ramophyton
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Wang D.-M.  
Publication
A new iridopteridalean plant from the Middle Devonian of Northwest China [2008/10]
Journal
International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume
169
Issue
8
Page number
1101
Year
2008
Parent Taxon
[Order] Hyeniales
Fossil Status
stems (with sporangia)
Type
Ramophyton givetianum
Diagnosis
First-order axes pseudomonopodial, with second-order axes attached alternately in same plane. Ultimate appendages three-dimensionally isotomous and bearing paired tips curving oppositely. These appendages arranged in whorls on first- and second-order axes. Variable number of appendages per whorl unequally spaced at nodes of first- and second-order axes. Fertile ultimate appendages with oppositely curved tips bearing elliptical sporangia in pairs.
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