The theca is thick, well defined and areolate
, with pores in the depressions.
Surface of podetia areolate
corticate, with cortex smooth, thin, scaling off to form podetial squamules, often finally becoming largely decorticate, usually moderately to richly squamulose (squamules to 2 x 2-3 mm); distal parts incompletely corticate, scabrose, micro-squamulose to granulose.
Pronotum alutaceous and densely pubescent, lateral surface with areolate
sculpture, more apparent in the anterior margin (Fig.
, slightly expanded; perpendicular to the pronotal disc anteriorly, subvertical, strongly projected and triangular at humeri (Fig.
Carapace with two transversal areolate
sutures (Figures 10, 11).
Beauv Palynomorph: Areolate
with medium scabrae-type, Spheroidal, Annulate, operculate, annulate, annulus reduced, annulus 3(mu)m in diameter, 0.
Pronotum: unicarinate, with a single median longitudinal carina; anteriorly without a small hood, but with a narrow collar terminating before lateral areolate
margin; laterally pronotum without extensive areolate
paranota, but carinate, and with anterior third enlarged, reflexed into notum and with 2-3 areoles; calli dark brown to black; pronotal width [male] 0.
homostylous, presumably distylous, stamens and pistil sub- pin-like equal in length CALYX LOBES Adjacent lobes conti- Adjacent lobes free, lobe IN BUD guous, lobe tips conco- tips free, red, not lorous, interlobe sinus contiguous, with interlobe absent when petals sinus obtriangular; imbricate, unopen; never hirsute or so on veins hirsute CALYX LOBES Lanceolate, broadly Triangular-acuminate IN FLOWER linear, the apex acute nearly obtuse CALYX LOBES Non-areolate
between costal IN FRUIT costal veins Obovate with veins Unguiculate base widely cuneate 0.
Thallus a thin black or yellow crust, or a lobulate, areolate
yellow crust, or not evident (growing within substrate); apothecial disk and margin yellow 2.