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Musostrobocaulon skutchii

Musostrobocaulon skutchii Bonde Palaeobotanist, 57(3): 431, 434. Nov 2008
Name
Musostrobocaulon skutchii
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Musostrobocaulon
Authors (Pub.)
Bonde S. D.  
Publication
Musostrobocaulon skutchii gen. et sp. nov., a permineralized musaceous inflorescence axis from the Deccan Intertrappean beds of Mohgaonkalan, India [2008/11]
Journal
Palaeobotanist
Volume
57
Issue
3
Page number
431, 434
Year
2008
Fossil Status
inflorescences
Stratigraphy
Maastrichtian
Strat. comment
Deccan Intertrappean
Location
Mohgaonkalan, District Chhindwada, Madhya Pradesh, India
Paleoregion
Gondwana (Indostan)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Agharkar Research Institute, Pune, India
Repository Number
MK 32/98 (slide Nos. 1-7)
Diagnosis
Leaf sheath incomplete, thin. Fibre cells and fibre bundles present. Fibrovascular bundles elliptical; vessel large, single. Inflorescence axis cylindrical, 2.2 x 2.5 cm wide. Cortex thin, compact; fibre bundles and fibre cells present; fibrovascular bundles elliptical. Vascular region wide, indistinct; Fibrovascular bundles Scitaminean or Musa type (dumb-bell shaped). Peripheral region thin, vascular bundles small; air canals small. Central region wide, vascular bundles large; air canals large. Leaf-trace bundles present. Ground tissue aerenchymatous; cells thick walled, round to squarish, forming uniseriate diaphragms. Vessels wide, short. Laticifers and latex vessels frequent.
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