• Geology
  • Published 2005

Fossil flora (Costatheca and Spermatites) from the upper Maastrichitian Deccan Intertrappean Beds of India

@inproceedings{Kar2005FossilF,
  title={Fossil flora (Costatheca and Spermatites) from the upper Maastrichitian Deccan Intertrappean Beds of India},
  author={Ranajit Kumar Kar and Ashok Sahni and Krishna Ambwani and D. Dutta},
  year={2005}
}
Costatheca and Spermatites are recorded from the Maastrichtian Deccan Intertrappean Beds of Mohgaon-Kalan and Padwar, Madhya Pradesh, India. These forms are found in association with typical Late Maastrichtian palynological species of aquatic pteridophytic sporomorphs namely, Azolla cretacea, Ariadnaesporites sp., Gabonisporites vigourouxii and angiospermic pollen Aquilapollenites bengalensis. Specimens of Spermatites are compared with the megasporangium of Azolla pinnata. It is observed that… CONTINUE READING