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florula

(ˈflɒrjʊlə) or

florule

n, pl -ulae (-jʊliː) or -ules
1. (Botany) the flora of a small single environment
2. (Palaeontology) a fossil flower found in a single stratum or in several thin adjacent strata
[C19: flora + -ule]
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A lower lance florule from Harding County, South Dakota.
The site at the Lloyd Cove Seam (Fig.1b, marked X) from which the present study specimens were collected is a first Canadian record of a florule dominated by foliage of Alethopteris and Linopteris.