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Cretaceous ephedroid pollen from west Africa

Lewis E. Stover
Cretaceous ephedroid pollen from west Africa
Micropaleontology (1964) 10 (2): 145-156

Abstract

"One new genus and four new species of ephedroid pollen from the Albian-Turonian sequence in the Senegal basin, west Africa, are established. Specimens of the new taxa--Steevesipollenites, n.gen.; S. multilineatus, n.sp. (the type species), S. binodosus, n.sp.; Gnetaceae-pollenites diversus n.sp.; and G. clathratus, n.sp.--reveal morphologic features unknown in Recent Ephedra pollen. The described forms, together with associated ephedroid grains very similar to those from extant Ephedra species, attest to the diversity of Cretaceous gnetalean pollen."


ISSN: 0026-2803
Coden: MCPLAI
Serial Title: Micropaleontology
Serial Volume: 10
Serial Issue: 2
Title: Cretaceous ephedroid pollen from west Africa
Author(s): Stover, Lewis E.
Pages: 145-156
Published: 1964
Text Language: English
Publisher: American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, United States
Accession Number: 1964-004907
Categories: Paleobotany
Document Type: Serial
Bibliographic Level: Analytic
Illustration Description: illus.
N12°30'00" - N16°40'00", W17°30'00" - W11°19'60"
Country of Publication: United States
Secondary Affiliation: GeoRef, Copyright 2017, American Geosciences Institute. Reference includes data from Bibliography and Index of Geology Exclusive of North America, Geological Society of America, Boulder, CO, United States
Update Code: 1964
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