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Cooksonia hemisphaerica

Cooksonia hemisphaerica W.H. Lang Philos. Trans., Ser. B, 1937, 227(544): 288. 7 Jun 1937
Name
Cooksonia hemisphaerica
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Cooksonia
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
[Genus] Cooksonia
Stratigraphy
Lower Devonian
Location
Tar Grove Quarry, near Downton, Shropshire, England
Diagnosis
Sporangia of hemispherical form, almost as high as wide, wall thick. Spores unknown. Stems similar to those of C. pertoni, but attaining a slightly greater width.

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