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Aralia reesidei

Aralia reesidei Knowlt. Profess. Pap. U.S. Geol. Surv., 1924, (134): 94. Dec 1924
Name
Aralia reesidei
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Aralia
Authors (Pub.)
Knowlton F. H.  
Publication
Flora of the Animas Formation [1924/12]
Journal
Professional Papers United States Geological Survey
Annee/Jahrgang
1924
Issue
134
Page number
94
Year
1924

Fossil Status
leaves

Stratigraphy
Paleogene
Strat. comment
Animas Formation
Location
Pagosa quadrangle, hill above Talian mine, 5 miles north of Pagosa Junction, Colorado, USA
Paleoregion
America (North)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA
Repository Number
USNM P 36677
Diagnosis
Leaf of medium size, coriaceous, palmately strongly three-ribbed from a point above the decurrent base of the blade; five-lobed, the central lobe larg~st, broadly lanceolate; upper pair of lobes deltoid, short, a~ute; basal pair of lobes small, acute; margins of lobes remotely few toothed, the teeth low, sharp; three upper lobes with five or six pairs of strong, irregularly spaced secondaries which terminate in the marginal teeth; midrib of the basal lobes arising from the lateral pair of ribs well above the base, with three or four secondaries on the lower side only; nervilles numerous, strong, mainly percurrent.

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