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Fossil wood Cedrus penzhinaensis sp. nov. (Pinaceae) from the Lower Cretaceous of north-western Kamchatka (Russia)

@inproceedings{Blokhina2007FossilWC,
  title={Fossil wood Cedrus penzhinaensis sp. nov. (Pinaceae) from the Lower Cretaceous of north-western Kamchatka (Russia)},
  author={Nadezhda I. Blokhina and Maxim Afonin},
  year={2007}
}
A new species, Cedrus penzhinaensis sp. nov. is described on the basis of fossil wood anatomy. The wood has been found in Albian or upper Albian (upper Lower Cretaceous) deposits of north-western Kamchatka. This is the fi rst report of fossil wood with Cedrus anatomical structure from the Cretaceous of Russian Far East, and is the oldest macrofossil evidence of the genus Cedrus. This Cretaceous species differs from the modern species of Cedrus as well as from the Palaeogene C. kamtschatkaensis… 

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