Persites Hickey 1977 (laurel)

Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Full reference: L. J. Hickey. 1977. Stratigraphy and paleobotany of the Golden Valley Formation (Early Tertiary) of western North Dakota. The Geological Society of America Memoir 150:1-183

Parent taxon: Lauraceae according to L. J. Hickey 1977

Sister taxa: Bandulskaia, Cinnamomum, Cryptocarya, Cryptocaryoides, Lauranthus, Laurinoxylon, Laurocarpum, Laurophyllum, Laurus, Litsea, Malapoenna, Marmarthia, Mauldinia, Neolitsea, Ocotea, Persea, Perseanthus, Potomacanthus, Sassafras, Ulminium, Umbellularia

Subtaxa: Persites argutus

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• Eocene of United States (5: North Dakota, Wyoming collections)

• Paleocene of United States (53: North Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 58 collections each including a single occurrence

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