Permain Flora from north-central Texas (Permian of the United States)

Where: Texas (33.6° N, 99.9° W: paleocoordinates 2.4° N, 29.3° W)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

When: Permian (298.9 - 252.2 Ma)

Environment/lithology: sandstone and mudstone

Preservation: adpression, coalified

Collection methods: Specimens used in this collection are housed in the Paleobotanical Collections of the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution.

Primary reference: W. A. DiMichele, S.H. Mamay, D.S. Chaney, R.W. Hook, and W.J. Nelson. 2001. An Early Permian flora with Late Permian and Mesozoic affinities from north-central Texas. Journal of Paleontology 75(2):449-460 [R. Gastaldo/J. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taphonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 13302: authorized by Robert Gastaldo, entered by Jonathan Allen on 20.02.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Pinopsida
 Cordaitanthales -
Cordaites sp. Unger 1850
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Podozamites sp. Braun 1843
Ginkgoopsida
 Pentoxylales - Pentoxylaceae
Calamitaceae
  - Calamitaceae
Dioonitocarpidium
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Dioonitocarpidium sp. von Lilienstern 1928