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Atlantocarpus

Genus Atlantocarpus Friis, P.R. Crane, K.R. Pedersen Foss. Impr., 76(2): 286. 30 Dec 2020
Name
Atlantocarpus
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Friis E. M. Crane P. R. Pedersen K. R.  
Publication
Multiparted, apocarpous flowers from the Early Cretaceous of eastern North America and Portugal [2020/12]
Journal
Fossil Imprint
Volume
76
Issue
2
Page number
286
Year
2020
Parent Taxon
[Class] Magnoliopsida
Fossil Status
flowers
Type
Atlantocarpus virginiensis
Diagnosis
Floral structure bracteate, pedicellate and structurally bisexual, with a multiparted perianth, androecium and gynoecium. Floral receptacle elongate conical. Ovary superior lacking a hypanthium. Perianth of about 15 tepals in two or more series. Tepals with broad rhombic bases. Androecium of about 15 free stamens in two or more series. Gynoecium apocarpous, of about 40 to 50 carpels arranged spirally along the elongated receptacle. Style lacking, stigmatic region extended. Carpels apparently ascidiate.
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