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Platanocarpus carolinensis

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Platanaceae

Taxonomy
Platanocarpus carolinensis was named by Friis et al. (1988) [Plate 10, fig. 1 of Friis et al. (1988).]. Its type specimen is USNM 401642. Its type locality is Neuse River Cut-Off, which is in the Cretaceous of horizon the Black Creek Formation North Carolina.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Platanocarpus carolinensis 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
speciescarolinensis

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