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Asclepiadites laterita

Magnoliopsida - Gentianales - Asclepiadaceae

Taxonomy
Asclepiadites laterita was named by MacGinitie (1941). Its type specimen is U.C. Mus. Pal. Paleobot. Ser. holotype no. 2330. Its type locality is Chalk Bluff Locality 3345, which is in an Eocene floodplain claystone in California.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1941Asclepiadites laterita MacGinitie

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
phylumSpermatophyta
classMagnoliopsidaCronquist et al. 1996
EudicotDoyle and Hotton 1991
RankNameAuthor
orderGentianalesJussieu 1820
familyAsclepiadaceaeBorkhausen
genusAsclepiaditesMacGinitie
specieslaterita

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