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Ramophyton givetianum

Ramophyton givetianum De-M. Wang Int. J. Pl. Sci., 169(8): 1101. Oct 2008
Name
Ramophyton givetianum
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Ramophyton
Authors (Pub.)
Wang D.-M.  
Publication
A new iridopteridalean plant from the Middle Devonian of Northwest China [2008/10]
Journal
International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume
169
Issue
8
Page number
1101
Year
2008
Fossil Status
stems (with sporangia)
Stratigraphy
Givetian
Strat. comment
Hujiersite Formation
Location
Heshituoluogai Town, Hebukesaier County, West Junggar Basin, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, China
Paleoregion
Kazakhstania (Xinjiang)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Beijing University, Department of Geology, Beijing, China
Repository Number
XZH25a + XZH25b
Diagnosis
All axes smooth. First-order axes 2.0–4.5 mm wide with internodes 3.0–12.0 mm long. Second-order axes 1.6–2.0 mm wide, and their internodes 3.0–7.0 mm long. Second-order axes attached to firstorder axes at acute angles and intervals of ;5.0–32.0 mm. Tips of axes bearing ultimate appendages greatly or moderately curving and 0.9–1.2 mm wide. Ultimate appendages numerous, attached to first- and second-order axes at acute angles. These appendages ;0.5 mm wide at base and up to 20.0 mm long, with two to five isotomous dichotomies. Number of ultimate appendages per whorl ranging from two to five. Single secondorder axis and two or three ultimate appendages inserted to one node of first-order axes. Ultimate appendages either sterile or partially or wholly fertile. Sporangia 0.6–1.2 mm high and 0.2–0.6 mm wide.
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