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Synonyms for Cordaites

tall Paleozoic trees superficially resembling modern screw pines

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These shoots were aggregated into groups more cone-like than those of the Cordaites and were arranged spirally, not in two rows.
Parallel and undulate lamination is observed in this tuff band which contains occasional Cordaites leaves.
Callipteridium pteridium (Schlotheim) Zeiller forma gigas (Gutbier) Weiss, Sphenophyllum verticillatum (Schlotheim) Zeiller, Asterophyllites equisetiformis (Schlotheim) Brongniart, Cordaites sp.
1991) figured and described the anatomy of conifer and cordaite wood remains corresponding to silicified trees in red beds overlying the volcaniclastic succession of strata.
Prior to the onset of Florin's (1938-1945, 1951) investigations of cordaites and conifers, there were nearly a dozen different theories about the origin and homologies of the ovulate reproductive structures in conifers (Aase, 1915; Florin, 1954).
There is general agreement in current cladistic studies that cordaites somehow share an ancestor with conifers, although the details of this relationship are still a matter of some conjecture (Clement-Westerhof, 1988; Nixon et al.
Although certain remains from Namurian B sediments may represent cordaites (Rothwell, 1988, 1995, pers.
Cuticles of Cordaites from the Westphalian, Stephanian and Autunian of the Bohemian Massif(Czech Republic): a preliminary study.
New cuticular morphotypes of Cordaites principalis from the Canadian Carboniferous Maritimes Basin.
FTIR-derived characteristics of fossil gymnosperm leaf remains of Cordaites principalis and C.
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.