Paleontological Journal

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 339–344 | Cite as

Leaf and fruit remains of Davidia (Cornales) from the Nezhino flora (Miocene of Primorye)

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Abstract

The geology of beds containing the Nezhino flora is outlined. The taxonomic composition of the flora is discussed. The flora is dated to the second half of the Early Miocene on the basis of geological, paleobotanical, and radioisotope information. Leaf and fruit imprints are described as new species of Davidia Baillon.

Key words

Cornales Miocene leaves fruits Primorye 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Far East Geological Institute, Far East DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesVladivostokRussia

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