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- Ding, Su-Ting, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Review of palaeobotany and palynology 2011 v.165 no.3-4 pp. 209-223
- Microthyriaceae; Smilax; epiphytes; forests; fossils; fungi; humid zones; hyphae; leaves; new species; paleobotany; paleoecology; plant taxonomy; spores; China
- ... Smilax tiantaiensis sp. nov. is described from the Late Miocene Shenxian Formation in Zhejiang Province, East China based on five fossil leaves with fine venation and well preserved cuticles. The fossil leaves are characterized by an ovate shape, entire margin, mucronate apex, rounded base, five primary basal acrodromous veins with reticulate venation in between; leaves hypostomatic, anticlinal wa ...