Panandhro Lignite Mine (Eocene of India)

Where: Gujarat, India (23.7° N, 68.8° E: paleocoordinates 0.6° S, 60.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Berwali Group, Early/Lower Eocene (55.8 - 48.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial; lignite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. Srivastava. 1991. A Catalogue of Fossil Plants from India Part 4: Cenozoic (Tertiary) Megafossils. 1-45 [B. Allen/B. Allen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 227856: authorized by Bethany Allen, entered by Bethany Allen on 08.11.2022

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Angiospermae
 Rosids - Moraceae
Ficus kachchhensis n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1981 fig
Dicotyledoneae
 Myrtales - Combretaceae
Terminalia panandhroensis n. sp. Lahkanpal and Guleria 1978
 Myrtales - Myrtaceae
Syzygium kachchhense n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1981 bush cherry
 Myrtales - Lythraceae
Lagerstroemia patelii n. sp. Lahkanpal and Guleria 1987 crepe myrtle
Angiospermae
 Pandanales - Pandanaceae
Pandanus eocenicus n. sp. Guleria and Lakhanpal 1984 pandan
 Laurales - Lauraceae
Cinnamomum eokachchhensis n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1981 cinnamon
Magnoliopsida
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Dicotylophyllum panandhroensis n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1981
Dicotylophyllum quadrinervatum n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1981
Dicotylophyllum cordatum n. sp. Lakhanpal and Guleria 1981