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Hemitrapa shanwangensis

Hemitrapa shanwangensis Q. Wang J. Paleontol., 86(1): 160. 8 Jan 2012
Name
Hemitrapa shanwangensis
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Hemitrapa
Authors (Pub.)
Wang Q.  
Publication
Fruits of Hemitrapa (Trapaceae) from the Miocene of Eas...
Journal
Journal of Paleontology
Volume
86
Issue
1
Page number
160
Year
2012

Fossil Status
fruits

Stratigraphy
Miocene
Strat. comment
Shanwang Formation
Location
Linqu County, Shandong Province, China
Paleoregion
Eurasia (China)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Repository Number
PE-200820101021
Diagnosis
Fruit fusiform. Ovary half-inferior. Fruit base attenuate into a long, slim stalk. Fruit head well-defined, conical or dome-shaped, and surface finely ribbed or slightly fimbriate. Fruit frame pronounced, with two decussate pairs of strongly ascending, slender to medium, horn-like arms, inserted in approximately two thirds of the fruit body. Arms sub-equal, broadening towards the base and tapering into a pointed apex. No barbs or a few retrorse barbs, on the upper part of the arm.

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