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- Ding, Su-Ting, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Review of palaeobotany and palynology 2013 v.197 pp. 78-89
- Pinus massoniana; conifer needles; fossils; humid zones; microstructure; new species; paleobotany; plant taxonomy; pollen; seed cones; shoots; China
- ... A long shoot with needles and two immature seed cones, and some isolated organs of shoot, needles and seed cones from the late Miocene Shengxian Formation in Zhejiang Province, East China are described. A detailed comparison of the gross morphology and cuticle micromorphology of needles and seed cones with previously published Cenozoic fossils and related extant pine species reveals that the prese ...