Paleoochna tiffneyi gen. et sp. nov. (Ochnaceae) from the Late Paleocene Almont/Beicegel Creek Flora, North Dakota, USA

  title={Paleoochna tiffneyi gen. et sp. nov. (Ochnaceae) from the Late Paleocene Almont/Beicegel Creek Flora, North Dakota, USA},
  author={Stefanie M. Ickert‐Bond and Kathleen B. Pigg and Melanie L. Devore},
  journal={International Journal of Plant Sciences},
  pages={892 - 900}
Premise of research. Paleoochna tiffneyi gen. et sp. nov. is described from late Paleocene fossil fruits from Almont (Morton County) and Beicegel Creek (McKenzie County), North Dakota. On the basis of distinctive anatomical and morphological features, these fruits demonstrate strong taxonomic affinities to Ochna and other members of the family Ochnaceae but are distinct at the generic level. Methodology. Fossil fruits were studied with a combination of transmitted and reflected light microscopy… 
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