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Zosterophyllum australianum

Zosterophyllum australianum W.H. Lang, Cookson Philos. Trans., Ser. B, 1931, 219(464): 159. 1 Jan 1931
Name
Zosterophyllum australianum
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Zosterophyllum
Authors (Pub.)
Lang W. H. Cookson I. C.  
Publication
Some fossil plants of Early Devonian type from the Walhalla Series, Victoria, Australia [1931/1]
Journal
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London
Annee/Jahrgang
1931
Volume
219
Issue
464
Page number
159
Year
1931
Stratigraphy
Lower Devonian
Location
Walhalla Synclinorium, central Victoria, Australia
Data for Syntypus
Repository
Museum Victoria, Carlton , Australia
Diagnosis
Axis or stalk of strobilus naked below; concealed above by the spirally arranged, short-stalked sporangia. Sporangia tangentially extended, 3–8 mm. across, and about 2 mm. thick; dehiscence by a slit running along the convex upper edge; spores about 75 μ.

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