A reconsideration of Wattieza Stockmans (here attributed to Cladoxylopsida) based on a new species from the Devonian of Venezuela.

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  • Published 2000 in Review of palaeobotany and palynology
A single small plant fragment from the Middle Devonian of Belgium, first illustrated by Stockmans as Wattieza givetiana, is redescribed. It consists of a small central axis bearing on it whorls of four several-times bifurcate laterals that are terminally recurved. One tip is here shown to have attached one elongate ellipsoid sporangium. More abundant Middle… CONTINUE READING