Genus Milicioxylon Anum. Shukla, R.C. Mehrotra, Guleria Alcheringa, 37(1): 12. 3 Aug 2012
- Authors (Pub.)
- Shukla A.
Mehrotra R. C.
Guleria J. S.
- African elements (fossil woods) from the Upper Cenozoic sediments of western India and their palaeoecological and phytogeographical significance [2012/8]
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- Parent Taxon
- [Family] Moraceae
- Fossil Status
- stems (wood)
- Milicioxylon kachchhense
- Wood diffuse-porous. Growth rings indistinct.
Vessels solitary or in radial multiples of 2–3,
heavily tylosed; perforations simple; intervessel pits
alternate. Axial parenchyma aliform to confluent, forming
undulating interrupted bands. Rays 1–4 seriate, heterocellular,
composed of procumbent cells and 1–2
(rarely 3) marginal rows of upright cells, solitary
crystals present in marginal cells. Fibres non-septate.
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