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Wheeleroxylon

Genus Wheeleroxylon Estrada-Ruiz, Mart.-Cabr., Cev.-Ferriz Amer. J. Bot., 97(7): 1181. Jul 2010
Name
Wheeleroxylon
Rank
Genus
Authors (Pub.)
Estrada-Ruiz E. Martínez-Cabrera H. I. Cevallos-Ferriz S. R. S.  
Publication
Upper Cretaceous woods from the Olmos Formation (late C...
Journal
American Journal of Botany
Volume
97
Issue
7
Page number
1181
Year
2010

Parent Taxon
[Family] Malvaceae
Fossil Status
stems (wood)

Type
Wheeleroxylon atascosense
Diagnosis
Indistinct growth rings; vessels solitary and in radial multiples of 2 and 3, simple perforation plates; crowded alternate intervessel pits, polygonal in outline; vesselray parenchyma pits circular, of two different sizes and with reduced borders; axial parenchyma vasicentric and scanty paratracheal and apotracheal diffuse; homocellular rays; nonseptate libriform fi bers; vessel elements and rays storied.


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Species
Wheeleroxylon atascosense

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