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Oleoxylon deccanense

Oleoxylon deccanense R. Srivast., E.A. Wheeler, Manchester, Baas I.A.W.A. J., 36(4): 445. 15 Dec 2015
Name
Oleoxylon deccanense
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Oleoxylon
Authors (Pub.)
Srivastava R. Wheeler E. A. Manchester S. R. Baas P.  
Publication
Wood of Oleaceae from the latest Cretaceous of India – the earliest olive branch? [2015/12]
Journal
IAWA Journal
Volume
36
Issue
4
Page number
445
Year
2015
Fossil Status
stems (wood)
Stratigraphy
Maastrichtian
Strat. comment
Dhuma Formation of Amarkantak Group
Location
Jheria, about 3 km southwest of Mohgaon Kalan, Chhindwara District, Madhya Pradesh, India
Paleoregion
Gondwana (Indostan)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow, India
Repository Number
BSIP Museum No. 40570
Diagnosis
Diffuse porous. Vessels often in long radial multiples of >4. Perforation plates simple. Intervessel pits alternate, 8–10 μm; vessel-ray pits similar to intervessel pits. Fibers with inconspicuous pits, nonseptate. Parenchyma scanty paratracheal to vasicentric and marginal. Rays 1–3-seriate, heterocellular. Storied structure absent.

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