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Longapertites perforatus

Arecales

Taxonomy
Longapertites perforatus was named by González-Guzmán (1967). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is Slide F-III-73-574 (Catatumbo) Loc: 118.9X33 (micr. P0-58), a seed repro (Pollen grain), and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1967Longapertites perforatus González-Guzmán p. 52 figs. Plate XXIV Figs. 2-2b

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumAngiospermae
subclassMonocotyledoneae
RankNameAuthor
orderArecalesBromhead 1840
genusLongapertites
speciesperforatus

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
A. E. González-Guzmán 1967Grain with a long aperture extending over about 2/3 of greatest circumference. Sculpture type: columellae arranged in a distinct, sometimes reticulate to foveolate pattern (diameter of lumina about 3 µ). Grains with clearly perforate tectum. Columellae and their pattern coarser in area opposite the aperture. Thickness of exine about 5.5 µ; ectexine thicker than endexine.