Fruits of Tetrapterys (Malpighiaceae) from the Oligocene of Hungary and Slovenia.

@article{Hably2000FruitsOT,
  title={Fruits of Tetrapterys (Malpighiaceae) from the Oligocene of Hungary and Slovenia.},
  author={Hably and Manchester},
  journal={Review of palaeobotany and palynology},
  year={2000},
  volume={111 1-2},
  pages={93-101}
}
Propeller-like winged fruits of Tetrapterys harpyiarum Unger from the Oligocene of Sotzka, Budapest, Eger-Vécsey valley, and a new occurrence at Eger-Kiseged, were reinvestigated and compared in detail with extant species of Tetrapterys (Malpighiaceae) and with other dicotyledonous genera with four winged fruits. T. harpyiarum fruits are bilaterally symmetrical, consisting of a globose nut surrounded by four elongate wings with parallel venation. Tetrapterys is now distributed only in tropical… CONTINUE READING