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Zamites

Cycadeoideopsida - Bennettitales

Taxonomy
Zamites was named by Brongniart (1828). It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon.

It was assigned to Cycadaceae by MacGinitie (1941); and to Bennettitales by Lapasha and Miller (1985) and Watson and Sincock (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1828Zamites Brongniart pp. 91, 94
1941Zamites MacGinitie
1985Zamites Lapasha and Miller
1992Zamites Watson and Sincock

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumCycadeoideophytaTaylor 1981
classCycadeoideopsidaScott 1923
orderBennettitalesBessey 1910
genusZamites

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available