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Platananthus scanicus

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Platanaceae

Taxonomy
Platananthus scanicus was named by Friis et al. (1988) [Plate 5, fig. 1 of Friis et al. (1988). Specimens are deposited in the paleobotanical collections of the Swidish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm, Sweden (S).]. Its type specimen is S 100001. Its type locality is Hoganas AB quarry at Asen, Scania, Sweden, which is in a Santonian/Campanian lacustrine horizon in Sweden.

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Platananthus scanicus Friis et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderProtealesJussieu 1829
familyPlatanaceaeLestiboudois 1826
genusPlatananthusManchester 1986
speciesscanicus

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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available