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A petrified peculiar bennettitalean fossil from amarjola in the rajmahal hills india

Sharma, B.D.

Acta Palaeobotanica 22(2): 165-168


ISSN/ISBN: 0001-6594
Accession: 004607189

External morphology and anatomy of a peculiar fossil are described showing resemblances to the microsporangiate fructification of Bennettitales. Basal parts of 5-6 microsporophylls (?) are preserved. They are wedge shaped in cross-section and each possesses 2 lateral rows of vascular bundles. The fertile parts are not seen. Relationship is discussed with the Cycadeoideae and allied plants.

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