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Two new fossil woods ofAcer and a new combination ofPrunus from the Tertiary of Japan

  • Akira Takahashi
  • Mitsuo Suzuki
Article

Abstract

Two new species ofAcer fossil woods,A. momijiyamense andA. Watarianum, are described and a short review of fossil wood of this genus from the Tertiary of Japan is given. In the course of a study on three fossil wood species which have been described asAcer andAcernium from Japan, it is noticed thatAcernium iwatense Watari does not belong toAcer but toPrunus of the Rosaceae, and is therafore transferred intoPrunus asPrunus iwatense comb. nov.

Key words

Acer Fossil wood Japan Prunus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Akira Takahashi
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mitsuo Suzuki
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biology, College of Bio-Medical TechnologyOsaka UniversityOsaka
  2. 2.Department of Biology, College of Liberal ArtsKanazawa UniversityKanazawa

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