†family Nelumbonaceae Richard 1827

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Nelumbonaceae

Parent taxon: Proteales according to N. A. Jud 2011

See also Mabberley 2000, McIver and Basinger 1993 and Taylor et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Darlingia, Elaeagnaceae, Nelumbonales, Peninsulapollis, Platanaceae, Proteaceae, Proteacidites, Retidiporites, Sapindopsis, Stenocarpus, Triatriopollenites

Subtaxa: Exnelumbites Nelumbago Nelumbo

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Distribution:

• Quaternary of Japan (1 collection)

• Pliocene of Germany (2)

• Miocene to Oligocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Miocene of United States (1: Montana)

• Eocene of Japan (1), United States (4: North Dakota)

• Paleocene of Canada (2: Saskatchewan), United States (14: Montana, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

• Cretaceous to Paleogene of Argentina (1)

• Cretaceous of Mexico (1), United States (15: Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wyoming)

Total: 43 collections including 46 occurrences

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