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Weltrichia

Cycadeoideopsida - Bennettitales

Taxonomy
Weltrichia was named by Braun (1843) ["Harris (1969) revived the use of the neglected genus Weltrichia for bennettitalean male flowers, at the same time restricting use of the genus Williamsonia to female flowers" Watson and Sincock 1992, p. 161.].

It was assigned to Bennettitales by Watson and Sincock (1992).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1843Weltrichia Braun
1992Weltrichia Watson and Sincock

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomPlantae
superphylumTracheophyta
Pteridobiotina
superphylumCycadophytanae
RankNameAuthor
phylumCycadeoideophytaTaylor 1981
classCycadeoideopsidaScott 1923
orderBennettitalesBessey 1910
genusWeltrichiaBraun 1843

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