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Hidakanthus

Genus Hidakanthus M. Nishida, Tak. Ohsawa, H. Nishida, Ak. Yoshida, Kanie Sci. Rep. Res. Inst. Evol. Biol., 8: 22. Jan 1996
Name
Hidakanthus
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Nishida M. Ohsawa T. Nishida H. Yoshida A. Kanie Y.  
Publication
A permineralized Magnolialean fructification from the Upper Cretaceous of Hokkaido, Japan [1996/1]
Journal
Science report of the Research Institute of Evolutionary Biology
Volume
8
Page number
22
Year
1996
Parent Taxon
[Order] Magnoliales
Fossil Status
infructescences
Type
Hidakanthus shiinae
Diagnosis
Magnolialean fructification constituted of numerous (ca. 170) follicles with short stalks on a slightly convex receptacle with a short peduncle. Male components are unknown. Follicles arranged in 13 clockwise and 21 counterclockwise parastichies. Follicles rhombic with rounded corners in cross-section and falcate in radial longitudinal section; conduplicate with the adaxial opening. Three major Vasculatures to each follicle; One dorsal and a pair of γentral strands. Lateral bundles visible in each lateral wall of follicles.
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