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Pueraria shanwangensis

Pueraria shanwangensis Q. Wang, Manchester, Dilcher Amer. J. Bot., 97(12): 1983. 1 Dec 2010
Name
Pueraria shanwangensis
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Pueraria
Authors (Pub.)
Wang Q. Manchester S. R. Dilcher D. L.  
Publication
Fruits and foliage of Pueraria (Leguminosae, Papilionoideae) from the Neogene of Eurasia and their biogeographic implications [2010/12]
Journal
American Journal of Botany
Volume
97
Issue
12
Page number
1983
Year
2010
Fossil Status
fruits
Stratigraphy
Miocene
Strat. comment
Shanwang Formation
Location
Linqu County, Shandong Province, E China
Paleoregion
Eurasia (China)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Florida Museum of Natural History, Gainesville, USA
Repository Number
UF15839-54195
Diagnosis
Fruits linear-oblong or narrowly oblong, 2.4 – 5.1 cm long and 0.5 – 0.7 cm wide. Marginal sutures slightly thickened, constricted, and nonwinged. Unilocular and chartaceous. Seeds about 2 – 5 in number, oblong, about 3.5 – 4.5 mm long and 2.5 – 3.0 mm wide, attached along the placental suture, with seed length slightly oblique or parallel to fruit length. Fruit apex acute, acuminate or attenuate, with a straight or curved beak, 0.8 – 1.8 mm long. Base rounded or tapered, sessile or subsessile. Calyx and androecial sheath persistent. Calyx campanulate, 2.0 – 3.0 mm long, with teeth 2.0 – 2.5 mm long, pedicellate, 3.0 – 4.0 mm long. Fruit surface with dense, spreading, simple hairs, 2.0 – 3.0 mm long.

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