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Rousea florentina

Magnoliopsida -

Rousea florentina was named by Jaramillo and Dilcher (2001) [n. comb.]. It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is UFP 49, 9.1 x 89.1, a microspore (Pollen grain).

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YearName and author
1967Retitricolpites florentinus González-Guzmán p. 33 figs. Plate IV Figs. 1-1b
2001Rousea florentina Jaramillo and Dilcher p. 159 figs. Plate 19, Figs. 1-2

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classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
genusRouseaSrivastava 1969

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.

A. E. González-Guzmán 1967 (Retitricolpites florentinus)Pollen grain tricolpate, subspheroidal; furrow C α 1, C β 1b, C γ 1; sculpture type reticulate (diameter of lumina ± 1 μ). Lumina elongated, diminishing towards the poles. Thickness of exine 1.6 μ; ectexine thicker than endexine. Wall semitectate.
C. A. Jaramillo and D. L. Dilcher 2001Retitricolpate, mid-sized (40 µm), prolate, lumina 1-1.5 µm wide at equator decreasing gradually to 0.5 µm at poles.