Tylerianthus crossmanensis gen. et sp. nov. (aff. Hydrangeaceae) from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey.

@article{Gandolfo1998TylerianthusCG,
  title={Tylerianthus crossmanensis gen. et sp. nov. (aff. Hydrangeaceae) from the Upper Cretaceous of New Jersey.},
  author={Maria Alejandra Gandolfo and Kevin C. Nixon and William L. Crepet},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={1998},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={376}
}
A fossil flower with affinities to the modern families of the saxifragalean complex is described. Fossils were collected at Old Crossman Pit, Raritan Formation, New Jersey, USA. These sediments are dated on the basis of palynology as Turonian (Upper Cretaceous, ~90 million years before present). Fossils are charcoalified and preserved with exceptional three- dimensional detail. The characters observed in these flowers, when compared with those of extant flowers of several families of the… CONTINUE READING

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