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Glandulocalyx

Genus Glandulocalyx Schönenb., Balthazar, Mas. Takah., P.R. Crane, Herendeen Ann. Bot. (Oxford), 109(5): 922. 1 Apr 2012
Name
Glandulocalyx
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Schönenberger J. von Balthazar M. Takahashi M. Crane P. R. Herendeen P. S.  
Publication
Glandulocalyx upatoiensis, a fossil flower of Ericales (Actinidiaceae/Clethraceae) from the Late Cretaceous (Santonian) of Georgia, USA [2012/4]
Journal
Annals of Botany
Volume
109
Issue
5
Page number
922
Year
2012
Parent Taxon
[Order] Ericales
Fossil Status
flowers
Type
Glandulocalyx upatoiensis
Diagnosis
Flower actinomorphic, pentamerous; calyx composed of five separate, imbricate sepals with numerous, prominent, more or less spherical to elongate, multicellular trichomes on the abaxial surface; corolla of five separate, imbricate petals; aestivation of calyx and corolla quincuncial. Androecium composed of 20–28 stamens. Each stamen with an elongate, ventrifixed and extrorse (in bud) anther. Pollen triaperturate. Gynoecium tricarpellate, syncarpous, superior, with three, long, free styles. Ovary trilocular, with pendant, protruding-diffuse, axile placentae bearing numerous ovules.
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