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Cordaites tianii

Cordaites tianii S.-J. Wang, J. Hilton in J. Hilton, S.-J. Wang, Galtier, Bateman Int. J. Pl. Sci., 170(3): 406. Apr 2009
Name
Cordaites tianii
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Cordaites
Authors (Name)
Wang S.-J. Hilton J.  
Authors (Pub.)
Hilton J. Wang S.-J. Galtier J. Bateman R. M.  
Publication
Cordaitalean seed plants from the Early Permian of North China II [2009/4]
Journal
International Journal of Plant Sciences
Volume
170
Issue
3
Page number
406
Year
2009

Fossil Status
foliage

Stratigraphy
Asselian
Strat. comment
Taiyuan Formation
Location
Xiedao village, Xishan Coalfield, Taiyuan, Shanxi, China
Paleoregion
Cathaysia (North)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
China University of Mining and Technology, Beijing, China
Repository Number
T7-28; slides W012, W020 (T6-68B Bot, slide W296)
Diagnosis
Leaves thin, small, less than 10 mm wide, spatulate, with well-developed cuticle. Mesophyll parenchymatous and compact, occasionally preserving dark brown or black cell contents. Vascular bundles distinct and circular in transverse section with endarch primary xylem. Weakly developed hypodermal sclerenchymatous strands above and below vascular bundles. One intervein hypodermal sclerenchymatous strand separating every one or two vascular bundles.

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