Gamtoos River (Gam 111) (Cretaceous to of South Africa)

Where: Eastern Cape, South Africa (34.0° S, 25.0° E: paleocoordinates 34.0° S, 25.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Kirkwood Formation, Berriasian to Berriasian (145.0 - 136.4 Ma)


Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: mold/impression

Collection methods: collection was made by Rogers 1906

Primary reference: J. M. Anderson and H. M. Anderson. 1985. Palaeoflora of Southern Africa. Prodromus of South African Megafloras Devonian to Lower Cretaceous 1-423 [P. Gensel/P. Gensel/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38313: authorized by Hallie Sims, entered by Jason Cassara on 19.04.2004

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Taxonomic list

• "We have not been able to trace Rogers' material, nor have we revisited his locality. He notes 'imperfect remains of plants' and identifies, but does not illustrate, the recognisable elements. Our identifications represent a tentative interpretation of his list." (Anderson and Anderson 1985 (ref. 6188))
 Bennettitales -
Zamites recta
questionable occurrence
 Pinales - Podocarpaceae
Podocarpus "sp. A" Lheritier and Persoon 1807
questionable occurrence
"Filicopsida indet." = Pteridopsida, Onychiopsis antipodium
"Filicopsida indet." = Pteridopsida Ritgen 1828
"fern spp. indet."