Neuropteris


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Neu`rop´te`ris


prop. n.1.(Paleon.) An extensive genus of fossil ferns, of which species have been found from the Devonian to the Triassic formation.
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4) + NBMG 7649 (Sunbury County--together with Laveineopteris polymorpha and labelled as Annularia longifolia and Neuropteris sp.
Specimen of Neuropteris collected from the Rush Creek locality near New Harmony, Indiana (WMI 300.
The equatorial flora that existed in the watery environments of the Carboniferous Period, for example, included Pteridosperms (Pecopteris, Neuropteris, etc.
At a later date, Hoffman (in Keferstein 1826) transferred these fossils to Neuropteris scheuchzeri before Cleal et al.
More than 95% of this plant material comprises remains of medullosan pteridosperms, including trunks [less than or equal to] 95 mm in diameter that show resin rodlets and downward-recurved petioles, large bifurcating petioles [less than or equal to] 56 mm in diameter, and pinnae of Macroneuropteris scheuchzeri with cyclopterid pinnules, and Neuropteris ovata.
For example, large specimens of Neuropteris rarinervis from the Westphalian of Germany display rather large fronds, up to 80 cm long, that are produced on narrow stems less than 3 cm in diameter.
Neuropteris cordata Brongniart, Mixoneura gimmii (Remy) Wagner, Mixoneura osmundaeformis (Schlotheim) comb.
The smallest 1 cm long ovules, preserved as the sclerotesta (see Halle, 1927), are associated with, or in organic connection with Neuropteris flexuosa Sternberg (Zodrow and McCandlish 1980b) which is shown in Fig.
mineralis as Neuropteris scheuchzeri to honour the Swiss naturalist.
68) concept of a two-species florule, with cordaites being the common floral element, (2) a site in which exclusively detached foliage of Neuropteris ovata was found together with striated axes, (3) a site overly abundant with Sphenophyllum oblongifolium and Leeites oblongifolis, and (4) a site with abundant Linopteris obliqua.
Abundant compression flora of Neuropteris, Alethopteris, Pecopteris, and Cordaites are recorded throughout all sections, mainly in wetland facies but also as rarer litter identified in red beds of the Highstand through Lowstand Systems Tracts.