Fossil Record of the Rubiaceae

@inproceedings{Graham2009FossilRO,
  title={Fossil Record of the Rubiaceae},
  author={Alan Graham},
  year={2009}
}
  • A. Graham
  • Published 28 April 2009
  • Geography, Environmental Science
Abstract Fossils of 134 taxa attributed to the Rubiaceae are described or mentioned in 115 publications dating from 1850 and from deposits as old as the Cretaceous and Paleocene. Close scrutiny of these records indicates, however, that the oldest and most likely (accepted) representatives of the family are four genera, Emmenopterys Oliv. from the Middle Eocene of Oregon and Washington, U.S.A., Faramea Aubl. from the Late Eocene of Panama, and Guettarda L. (cf. as †Guettardidites; †= fossil… 

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