Sandynallah Lake (Quaternary of India)

Also known as Sandynulla

Where: Tamil Nadu, India (11.4° N, 76.6° E: paleocoordinates 11.1° N, 76.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Quaternary (2.6 - 0.0 Ma)

• "Late Quaternary" (Chauhan 1991)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; lithology not reported

Size class: microfossils

Primary reference: M. S. Chauhan. 1991. A Catalogue of Fossil Plants from India Part 6: Cenozoic (Quaternary) Palynology and Palaeobotany. 1-50 [B. Allen/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 228792: authorized by Bethany Allen, entered by Bethany Allen on 06.01.2023

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Angiospermae
 Sapindales - Rutaceae
"Evodia sp." = Euodia
"Evodia sp." = Euodia Forster and Forster 1775 citrus
 Sapindales - Sapindaceae
Dodonaea viscosa von Jacquin 1760 soapberry
 Geraniales - Geraniaceae
Geranium nepalense Sweet 1820 geranium
 Fabales - Polygalaceae
Polygala sibirica Linnaeus 1753 milkwort
 Rosales - Elaeagnaceae
Elaeagnus sp. Linnaeus 1753 oleaster
 Malpighiales - Hypericaceae
Hypericum japonicum Thunberg 1784 St John's wort
 Buxales - Buxaceae
Buxus sp. Linnaeus 1753 boxwood
 Ericales -
Rapanea sp. Aublet 1775
 Ranunculales - Ranunculaceae
Ranunculaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 buttercup
 Caryophyllales - Polygonaceae
 Caryophyllales - Droseraceae
Drosera peltata Thunberg 1797 sundew
 Caryophyllales - Caryophyllaceae
Caryophyllaceae indet. Jussieu 1789 carnation
 Caryophyllales - Amaranthaceae
Amaranthaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
Chenopodium sp. Linnaeus 1753 goosefoot
 Aquifoliales - Aquifoliaceae
Ilex ? wightiana Wallich 1856 holly
 Dipsacales - Valerianaceae
Valeriana sp. Linnaeus 1753 valerian
 Dipsacales - Dipsacaceae
 Apiales - Apiaceae
Apiaceae indet. Lindley 1836
 Asterales - Campanulaceae
Campanulaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789
 Asterales - Asteraceae
Asteraceae indet. Berchtold and Presl 1820 daisy
Cnicus wallichii de Candolle 1838 daisy
Crepis fuscipappa hawksbeard
Senecio sp. Linnaeus 1753 ragwort
 Gentianales - Rubiaceae
Neanotis indica de Candolle 1830 coffee
 Gentianales - Gentianaceae
Gentianaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 gentian
 Lamiales - Acanthaceae
Acanthaceae indet. de Jussieu 1789 acanthus
Justicia simplex water-willow
Strobilanthes sp. Blume 1826 acanthus
 Lamiales - Lentibulariaceae
Utricularia graminifolia Vahl 1804 bladderwort
 Saxifragales - Haloragaceae
Laurembergia brevipes water milfoil
 Commelinales - Commelinaceae
Cyanotis sp. Don 1825 dayflower
 Poales - Eriocaulaceae
 Poales - Poaceae
Poaceae indet. Barnhart 1895 grass
 Poales - Xyridaceae
Xyris capensis yellow-eyed grass
var. schoenoides
Dicotyledoneae
 Myrtales - Melastomataceae
Osbeckia sp. Linnaeus 1753
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae
Eucalyptus sp. L'Héritier de Brutelle 1789 eucalyptus
 Ericales - Balsaminaceae
Impatiens modesta Wight 1837 balsam
Impatiens tomentosa Wight and Arnott 1834 balsam
 Ericales - Ericaceae
Rhododendron nilagiricum Zenker 1836 rhododendron
Pseudoschizaea
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Pseudoschizaea sp. Thiergart and Frantz 1962
"cyst"