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Retiacolpites

Magnoliopsida -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2002Retiacolpites Schrank and Mahmoud

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
RankNameAuthor
classDicotyledonae
genusRetiacolpites

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. Schrank and M. S. Mahmoud 2002Inaperturate, subspheroidal pollen grains with a reticulate sexine resting on numerous, closely spaced, strong columellae, which are similar in shape and dimensions to muri.