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Magnoliopsida - Magnoliales - Lauraceae

Cryptocaryoides was named by Berry (1937). It is not extant. It is considered to be a form taxon. Its type is Cryptocaryoides mariasantisimensis.

It was assigned to Lauraceae by Berry (1937).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Cryptocaryoides Berry

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classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
orderMagnolialesJussieu 1820
familyLauraceaeJussieu 1789

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.

E. W. Berry 1937Leaves subelliptical widest at or slightly below the middle, with abruptly acute tip and a broadly cuneate base. Margins entire. Texture subcoriaceous. Length about 9.5 cm. Maximum width about 4 cm. Petiole not preserved, obviously stout. Midvein stout and prominent. Lateral primaries or basal secondaries one on each side, diverging from the midvein from above the base at angles of about 45°, ascending rather straightly to about the middle where they join a lateral branch from the lowest secondaries. Secondaries about 5 pairs, ascending curved, camptodrome. Tertiaries thin not well preserved except for the outside camptodrome branches from the lateral primaries or basal secondaries.
No measurements are available
No ecological data are available

Age range: Paleocene or 66.00000 to 56.00000 Ma

Collections: one only

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Paleocene66.0 - 56.0Argentina (Chubut) C. mariasantisimensis (167857)