Beania Carruthers 1869 (cycads)

Cycadopsida - Cycadales - Beaniaceae

Beania is a late taxonomic synonym of disused Sphaereda Lindley & Hutton (1835), which is proposed by Doweld (2013) for conservation.

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Parent taxon: Beaniaceae according to S. V. Meyen 1984

See also Kiessling 2003

Sister taxon: Androstrobus

Subtaxa: Beania carruthersi Beania gracilis Beania kochi

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Type: Beania gracilis


• Jurassic to Cretaceous of the Russian Federation (1 collection)

• Jurassic of the Russian Federation (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (5), Uzbekistan (1)

• Triassic of Australia (2), Austria (1)

Total: 12 collections each including a single occurrence

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