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Platanocarpus marylandensis

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Platanaceae

Taxonomy
Platanocarpus marylandensis was named by Friis et al. (1988) [Holotype: Plate 9, fig. 1 of Friis et al. (1988). Specimen were deposited in the paleobotanical collections of the Field Museum Natural History, Chicago, USA (PP).]. Its type specimen is PP34576. Its type locality is West Brothers locality, which is in an Albian fluvial horizon in the Patapsco Formation of Maryland. It is the type species of Platanocarpus.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Platanocarpus marylandensis Friis 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
speciesmarylandensis

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
No diagnoses are available