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Platanocarpus brookensis

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Platanaceae

Taxonomy
Platanocarpus brookensis was named by Crane et al. (1993) [Figs. 8-11, 23 of Crane et al. (1993). Type specimen stored at the Department of Geology, FMNH. Association evidence, similarities in cuticular structure, and the occurrence of Aquia-type pollen on carpels of Platanocarpus brookensis, suggest that these reproductive structures and the co-ocurring Sapindopsis leaves were produced by the same plant species, the ]. Its type specimen is PP42988. Its type locality is Bank near Brooke, which is in an Albian/Albian crevasse splay siltstone in the Patapsco Formation of Virginia.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1993Platanocarpus brookensis Crane et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderProtealesJussieu 1829
familyPlatanaceaeLestiboudois 1826
genusPlatanocarpusFriis et al. 1988
speciesbrookensis

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available