Further observations on the jurassic flora of nipania in the rajmahal hills india

Sharma, B.D.

Ameghiniana 12(4): 329-336


ISSN/ISBN: 0002-7014
Accession: 005497758

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Descriptions are given of interesting types collected from the fossiliferous locality of Nipania in the Rajmahal Hills, Bihar. These include new species [Sphenozamites nipanica, Nipaniophyllum anomozamoides ] and records in addition to the previously described plants. Morphology of the dwarf shoot of Pentoxylon sahnii is discussed in detail. An attempt is also made to interpret the paleoecological conditions of the flora. Included are Hausmannia sp., Thinnfeldia sp., N. raoi and Pentoxylon sahnii.