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Triplochitioxylon

Magnoliopsida - Malvales - Sterculiaceae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Triplochitioxylon Manchester

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderMalvalesJussieu 1820
familySterculiaceaeVentenat 1807
genusTriplochitioxylon

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Diagnosis
ReferenceDiagnosis
S. R. Manchester 1979Fossil wood resembling Triplochiton, but with significantly longer vessel elements and axial parenchyma strands. The ends of the parenchyma strands taper gradually to sharp terminations of 10 to 30 degrees, participating in intrusive growth. Storied structure present but not well developed.