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Baragwanathia longifolia

Baragwanathia longifolia W.H. Lang, Cookson Philos. Trans., Ser. B, 224(517): 446. 23 Mar 1935
Name
Baragwanathia longifolia
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Baragwanathia
Authors (Pub.)
Lang W. H. Cookson I. C.  
Publication
On a flora, including vascular land plants, associated with Monograptus, in rocks of Silurian age, from Victoria, Australia [1935/3]
Journal
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
Volume
224
Issue
517
Page number
446
Year
1935
Parent Taxon
[Genus] Baragwanathia
Stratigraphy
Lower Devonian
Location
19-Mile Quarry, Woods Point Road (former Yarra Track), central Victoria, Australia.
Data for Syntypus
Repository
Museum Victoria, Carlton , Australia
Diagnosis
Characters of genus–Leafy shoots with dichotomous branching. Stems from 4 mm–6.5 cm broad; mostly 1–2 cm. Leaves up to 4 cm long and 1 mm wide; appearing rather lax. Sporangia reniform, 2 mm tangentially and 2 mm high. Spores 50 μ. Suggestive indications of downwardly directed, (?) rhizomatous, slender, lateral branches, and of bud-like grouping of leaves laterally on the main stem.
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