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Muzquizoxylon

Genus Muzquizoxylon Estrada-Ruiz, Mart.-Cabr., Cev.-Ferriz Amer. J. Bot., 97(7): 1186. Jul 2010
Name
Muzquizoxylon
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
1186
Year
2010

Parent Taxon
[Order] Cornales
Fossil Status
stems (wood)

Type
Muzquizoxylon porrasii
Diagnosis
Indistinct growth rings; vessels predominantly solitary, more than 90% and sometimes in radial multiples of 2, scalariform perforation plates with 48 (32 – 63) bars; opposite to scalariform intervessel pits, vessel-ray parenchyma pits opposite, some with reduced and some with distinct borders; abundant apotracheal axial parenchyma; heterocellular rays; nonseptate fi bers with minutely bordered pits; vertical traumatic canals.


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Species
Muzquizoxylon porrasii

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