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Khaya palaeoindica

Khaya palaeoindica Anum. Shukla, R.C. Mehrotra, Guleria Alcheringa, 37(1): 9. 3 Aug 2012
Name
Khaya palaeoindica
Rank
Species
Generic Name
[Genus] Khaya
Authors (Pub.)
Shukla A. Mehrotra R. C. Guleria J. S.  
Publication
African elements (fossil woods) from the Upper Cenozoic sediments of western India and their palaeoecological and phytogeographical significance [2012/8]
Journal
Alcheringa
Volume
37
Issue
1
Page number
9
Year
2012
Fossil Status
stems (wood)
Stratigraphy
Pliocene
Strat. comment
Shumar Formation = ?Plio-Pleistocene
Location
Hema Ki Dhani, near Habur, Jaisalmer District, Rajasthan, India
Paleoregion
Eurasia (Indostan)
Data for Holotypus
Repository
Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeosciences, Lucknow, India
Repository Number
BSIP 39959
Diagnosis
Wood diffuse-porous. Growth rings distinct. Vessels solitary or in radial multiples of 2–4, small to large, in some cases forming clusters; perforations simple. Parenchyma vasicentric, forming a 1–3 cell thick sheath around the vessels; marginal parenchyma locally present. Rays narrow to broad, 2–7 seriate and heterocellular, 1–2 rows of marginal upright cells present at one or both ends. Fibres septate.

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