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Botryopteris illinoensis

Botryopteris illinoensis Mamay Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard., 37(3): 415. 30 Sep 1950
Name
Botryopteris illinoensis
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Botryopteris
Authors (Pub.)
Mamay S. H.  
Publication
Some American Carboniferous fern fructifications [1950/9]
Journal
Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden
Volume
37
Issue
3
Page number
415
Year
1950
Parent Taxon
[Genus] Botryopteris
Fossil Status
sporangia
Stratigraphy
Moscovian
Location
Urbandale Mine, Iowa, USA
Paleoregion
Laurussia (Laurentia)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Henry Shaw School of Botany, St. Louis, USA
Repository Number
Slides 1684-1686
Diagnosis
Sporangia ovoid, averaging .40 mm. in length and .30 mm. in diameter. Largest cells of the annulus averaging 70 X 40 µ in transverse dimensions. Spores radial, trilete, axially flattened, with rounded corners and concave sides, 10 µ in axial dimensions and 23 µ between corners; spore walls smooth, with faint triradiate ridges.
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