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Menucoa cazaui

Cycadopsida - Cycadales - Cycadaceae

Taxonomy
Menucoa cazaui was named by Petriella (1969). It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type specimen is LPPB 9033, a wood, and it is a 3D fossil preserving soft parts.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1969Menucoa cazaui Petriella

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
subkingdomEmbryophyta
phylumCycadophytaBessey 1907
classCycadopsidaBrongniart 1843
RankNameAuthor
orderCycadalesDumortier 1829
familyCycadaceaePersoon 1807
genusMenucoa
speciescazaui

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
B. Petriella 1969Tronco de 40-60 cm de diámetro. Traqueidas del cilindro vascular con puntuaciones areoladas alternas, multiseriadas. Radios secundarios uni y pluriseriados (hasta 3-seriados). Parte floemática conservada constituida por fibras de pared gruesa, cuadradas o rectangulares en transcorte. Bases foliares aladas de 9 x 3 cm., con una capa discontinua de fibras debajo de la epidermis.