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Berberis saseboensis

Berberis saseboensis Tanai J. Fac. Sci. Hokkaido Univ., Ser. 4, Geol., 11(2): 351. 20 Mar 1961
Name
Berberis saseboensis
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Berberis
Authors (Pub.)
Tanai T.  
Publication
Neogene floral change in Japan [1961/3]
Journal
Journal of the Faculty of Science of the Hokkaido Unive...
Volume
11
Issue
2
Page number
351
Year
1961

Parent Taxon
[Genus] Berberis
Fossil Status
leaves

Stratigraphy
Miocene
Location
Shin-minato coal mine, Sasebo City, Nagasaki Prefecture, Japan
Paleoregion
Eurasia (Japanese Archipelago)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
National Museum of Nature and Science, Palaeobotany Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Repository Number
UHR-15226
Diagnosis
Leaves small, obovate in general shape, 1.3 to 2.5 cm long and 1.1 to 1.8 cm wide ; base narrowly cuneate, decurrent below along the petiole; apex acute to cuspidate; midrib stout, nearly straight to the tip; secondaries thin and slender, about four subopposite pairs, diverging from the midrib at angles of 35 to 45 degrees on the middle, basal pair arising along the margin, near the margin entire ; petiole stout, 0.4 to 1.0 cm long; texture thin, membranaceous.

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