Dacrycarpus mucronatus Wells and Hill 1989 (conifer)

Pinopsida - Pinales - Podocarpaceae

Full reference: P. M. Wells and R. S. Hill. 1989. Fossil Imbricate-leaved Podocarpaceae from Tertiary Sediments in Tasmania. Australian Systematic Botany 2(4):387-423

Belongs to Dacrycarpus according to M. Pole 1992

See also Hill and Carpenter 1991 and Wells and Hill 1989

Sister taxa: Dacrycarpus acutifolius, Dacrycarpus arcuatus, Dacrycarpus carpenterii, Dacrycarpus crenulatus, Dacrycarpus cupressiformis, Dacrycarpus geminus, Dacrycarpus involutus, Dacrycarpus lanceolatus, Dacrycarpus latrobensis, Dacrycarpus linearis, Dacrycarpus linifolius, Dacrycarpus microfolius, Dacrycarpus patulus, Dacrycarpus praecupressinus

Type specimen: Holotype. LRR2-044, Department of Plant Science, University of Tasmania., a sterile axis (Cuticle). Its type locality is Little Rapid River 2, which is in an Oligocene lacustrine mudstone/sandstone in Australia.


• Miocene of Australia (1 collection)

• Oligocene of Australia (2)

• Eocene of Australia (3)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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