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Solanumxylon

Magnoliopsida - Solanales - Solanaceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2008Solanumxylon Franco and Brea

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderSolanalesJussieu 1820
familySolanaceaede Jussieu 1789
genusSolanumxylon

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
M. J. Franco and M. Brea 2008Dicotyledonous fossil wood. Growth ring indistinct. Diffuse porosity, solitary and rarely in radial multiple series of 2 and clusters, vessels small to medium sized, and scarce. Vessel elements short. Simple perforation plates. Intervessel pits bordered and alternate. Rays 2-3 or multiseriate, some uniseriate, thin and wide. Fibers poligonal and quadrangular in section, very abundant, in radial arrangement or irregular arrangement. Septate fibers. Axial parenchyma paratracheal and apotracheal, scarce and axial parenchyma diffuse-in-aggregates.