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Androglandula tennessensis

Taxonomy
Androglandula tennessensis was named by Taylor (1988). Its type locality is Warman Clay Pit, which is in an Eocene/Eocene terrestrial horizon in the Claiborne Formation of Tennessee.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1988Androglandula tennessensis Taylor

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RankNameAuthor
genusAndroglandula
RankNameAuthor
speciestennessensis

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
D. W. Taylor 1988Flowers small (up to 5.2 mm in diameter) with ethereal oil cells and paracytic stomates throughout, bracteate, pedicellate, glabrous, with six ovate tepals 2.5 mm long and 1.2 mm wide, in two whorls and connate into a hypanthium. Stamens nearly sessile (1.2 mm long) with tetralocular anthers. Some stamens are adnate to the tepals and others have paired basal staminal glands attached to the filaments. The pollen is 16 micrometers in diameter.