Macginitiea whitneyi Lesquereux 1878

Angiospermae - Proteales - Platanaceae

Alternative combinations: Aralia whitneyi, Platanophyllum whitneyi

Full reference: L. Lesquereux. 1878. Report on the Fossil Plants of the Auriferous Gravel Deposits of the Sierra Nevada. Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zo├Âlogy at Harvard College 6(2):1-62

Belongs to Macginitiea according to S. R. Manchester 1986

See also Knowlton 1919, Lesquereux 1878 and MacGinitie 1941

Sister taxa: Macginitiea angustiloba, Macginitiea gracilis, Macginitiea nobilis, Macginitiea wyomingensis

Type specimen: U.C. Mus. Pal. Paleobot. Ser. plesiotypes nos. 2229, 2230, 2231, 2232, 2233, 223.

Ecology: "photoautotroph"

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (11: California, Wyoming collections)

Total: 11 collections each including a single occurrence

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