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- Li, Xiang-Chuan, 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 ...
- Li, Xiang-Chuan, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Review of palaeobotany and palynology 2012 v.182 pp. 32-43
- Cunninghamia; Cupressaceae; Microthyriaceae; epiphytes; fossils; fungi; humid zones; leaves; new species; paleobotany; paleoecology; plant taxonomy; stomata; China
- ... Cunninghamia praelanceolata sp. nov. (Cupressaceae) is described from the upper Miocene Shengxian Formation of eastern Zhejiang, Southeast China. The fossil leaves are characterised by a lanceolate shape, serrulate margins, two abaxial stomatal bands with undulate anticlinal walls and mostly parallel or obliquely oriented stomata. They closely resemble the leaves of the extant genus Cunninghamia, ...