Fagaceous Flowers, Fruits, and Cupules from the Campanian (Late Cretaceous) of Central Georgia, USA

@article{Herendeen1995FagaceousFF,
  title={Fagaceous Flowers, Fruits, and Cupules from the Campanian (Late Cretaceous) of Central Georgia, USA},
  author={P. Herendeen and P. Crane and A. Drinnan},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={156},
  pages={93 - 116}
}
  • P. Herendeen, P. Crane, A. Drinnan
  • Published 1995
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Plant Sciences
  • A new genus of fossil angiosperms (Protofagacea allonensis gen. et sp. nov.) is established for staminate flowers with associated fruits and cupules from the Campanian (Late Cretaceous) Buffalo Creek Member of the Gaillard Formation in central Georgia, U.S.A. Staminate flowers are typically borne in sevenflowered dichasia (more rarely three- or five-flowered) subtended by three series of bracts. Flowers have six small imbricate tepals in two cycles of three, 12 stamens in two cycles of six, and… CONTINUE READING
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