Lepidodendron hickii and Generic Delimitation in Carboniferous Lepidodendrid Lycopods

@article{DiMichele1983LepidodendronHA,
  title={Lepidodendron hickii and Generic Delimitation in Carboniferous Lepidodendrid Lycopods},
  author={William A. DiMichele},
  journal={Systematic Botany},
  year={1983},
  volume={8},
  pages={317}
}
Lepidodendron hickii is the only anatomically preserved Carboniferous lepidodendrid with leaf cushions referable to the compression-based L. aculeatum, the type of Lepidodendron. His- torically Lepidodendron has come to encompass several kinds of arborescent lycopods with distinc- tive vegetative and reproductive morphologies, among which no truly intermediate forms are known. These include totally or in part Lepidophloios (and Sublepidophloios, a possible congener), Paralycopodites… 

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