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Orontium mackii

Orontium mackii Bogner, K.R. Johnson, Z. Kvaček, Upchurch Zitteliana, Ser. A, (47): 138. 31 Dec 2007
Name
Orontium mackii
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Orontium
Authors (Pub.)
Bogner J. Johnson K. R. Kvaček Z. Upchurch G. R., Jr.  
Publication
New fossil leaves of Araceae from the Late Cretaceous and Paleogene of western North America [2007/12]
Journal
Zitteliana
Issue
47
Page number
138
Year
2007
Fossil Status
leaves
Stratigraphy
Maastrichtian
Strat. comment
McRae Formation, Jose Creek Member
Location
south-central New Mexico, USA
Paleoregion
America (North)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Texas State University, San Marcos, USA
Repository Number
TXSTATE 1001
Data for Paratypus
Repository
Texas State University, San Marcos, USA
Repository Number
TXSTATE 1002, 1003, 1005, 1006, 1029 A, B
Diagnosis
Leaves oblong-elliptic, entire-margined, venation parallel-pinnate, with inconspicuous midrib, primaries arising near the leaf base, secondary laterals indistinctly differentiated in thickness, parallel with primaries, only primary cross veins developed, widely spaced, curved to sinuous, at highly variable angles, areolation dense, very narrow and elongate.

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