Faironia difasciculata , a new gymnosperm from the Early Carboniferous ( Mississippian ) of Montagne Noire , France

@inproceedings{Decombeix2017FaironiaD,
  title={Faironia difasciculata , a new gymnosperm from the Early Carboniferous ( Mississippian ) of Montagne Noire , France},
  author={Anne-Laure Decombeix and Jean Galtier and Brigitte Meyer-Berthaud},
  year={2017}
}
A new taxon of probable gymnosperm affinities is described from the base of the Carboniferous (Mississippian, Middle Tournaisian) of Montagne Noire, southern France. It is based on a permineralised stem showing vascular and cortical tissues, and one attached petiole base. Faironia difasciculata gen. et sp. nov. shows the combination of a broad eustele and… CONTINUE READING