Studies in fossil gymnospermous woods Part IX : A new species of Zalesskioxylon Z. andrewsii sp. nov. from lower Gondwana Strata of Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state

Agashe, S.N. and Shashikumar, M.S. (1997) Studies in fossil gymnospermous woods Part IX : A new species of Zalesskioxylon Z. andrewsii sp. nov. from lower Gondwana Strata of Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state. Phytomorphology: An International Journal of Plant Morphology, 47 (3). pp. 293-304. ISSN 0031-9449

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Abstract

Recent Palaeobotanical expedition to several Lower Gondwana (Permian) localities occurring in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra state has brought to light several well preserved petrified gymnospermous woods. The present paper deals with a detailed description of a new species of Zalesskioxylon i.e., Z. andrewsii. Zalesskioxylon andrewsii named in honour of Professor Henry N. Andrews is characterised by well defined growth rings, uni- to biseriate medullary rays, mostly uniseriate 2-34 cells high with an average height of 13 cells, radial wall pits unito biseriate araucaroid feebly vestured, in groups of two, three, four, cross field pits simple, minute, numerous, feebly vestured, one to nine commonly two, four, five, six pits occur in cross field areas.

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Subjects: Faculty of Science > Environmental and Biological Sciences > Botany
Divisions: Jnana Bharathi / Central College Campus > Department of Botany
Depositing User: Mr. Kirana Kumar D
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2016 05:51
Last Modified: 04 Feb 2016 05:51
URI: http://eprints-bangaloreuniversity.in/id/eprint/583

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