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Kunia venusta

Kunia venusta C.-H. Xiong, De-M. Wang, Q. Wang, M.-C. Meng J. Syst. Evol., 50(6): 541. 29 Aug 2012
Name
Kunia venusta
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Kunia
Authors (Pub.)
Xiong C.-H. Wang D.-M. Wang Q. Meng M.-C.  
Publication
A new euphyllophyte Kunia venusta gen. et sp. nov. from the Middle Devonian of Yunnan, South China [2012/8]
Journal
Journal of systematics and evolution
Volume
50
Issue
6
Page number
541
Year
2012
Fossil Status
stems (with sporangia)
Stratigraphy
Givetian
Strat. comment
Haikou Formation
Location
Wangjiazhuang Reservoir, Erjie Town, Jinning County, Kunming City, Yunnan Province, China
Paleoregion
Cathaysia (South)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Beijing University, Department of Geology, Beijing, China
Repository Number
PKU-XCH01
Diagnosis
First-order axes 1.0– 1.2 mm wide and at least 200 mm long, with internodes being 11–13 mm long; second-order axes attached to first-order ones at angles of 45◦–85◦, 0.6–0.9 mm wide and up to 75 mm long, internodes 7–10 mm long; thirdorder axes inserted to second-order ones at 45◦–90◦, 0.5–0.7 mm wide and up to 25 mm long, internodes 5–7 mm long. Fertile appendages borne at 45◦–90◦ on third-order axes. Supporting axes of fertile appendages approximately 0.3mmwide at base and up to 6mmlong, isotomous four times, bearing 32 terminal sporangia. Sporangia erect or pendulous, 16 per cluster, ca. 0.2mm wide in middle part and 1.3–2.2 mm long. Axes of sterile appendages 0.5–0.7 mm wide at base and at least 15 mm long, dichotomous once or twice into recurved tips.
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