TitleFossil palm flowers in Dominican and Baltic amber
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsPoinar, GO
JournalBotanical Journal of the Linnean Society
Volume139
Pagination361-367
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN0024-4074
Abstract

Five palm. flowers in Dominican amber and one in Baltic amber are described or characterized. Palaeoraphe dominicana gen. et sp. nov. in the subtribe Livistoninae, is described from one perfect flower in Dominican amber. Roystonea palaea sp. nov. is described from one staminate and one pistillate flower in Dominican amber. Three other palm flowers, two perfect flowers from Dominican amber and one staminate flower from Baltic amber, are briefly characterized and figured. (C) 2002 The Linnean Society of London.

URL<Go to ISI>://WOS:000177525200003
DOI10.1046/j.1095-8339.2002.00052.x