Brasilodendron

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Brasilodendron
Temporal range: Permian
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Lycopodiophyta
Class: Lycopsida
Order: Lycopodiales
Family: Lycopodiopsidaceae
Genus: Brasilodendron
W. G. Chaloner, K. U. Leistikow & A. Hill
Species
  • B. africanum
  • B. pedroanum

Brasilodendron is a genus of lycophyta and dating from the Permian. Plants vascularized with reproduction by spores.

Location[edit]

In southern Brazil are found in the Rio Bonito Formation. The species Brasilodendron pedroanum were found in outcrop in Paleorrota on outcrop Quitéria in Encruzilhada do Sul and Mariana Pimentel. The species Brasilodendron africanum found in Africa in Namibia.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MUSEUS & FOSSEIS DA REGIÃO SUL DO BRASIL. Authors : Paulo César Manzig e Luiz Carlos Weinschütz. Comments: Book written in Portuguese and English.
  2. ^ LICÓFITAS DA FORMAÇÃO RIO BONITO (PERMIANO INFERIOR, BACIA DO PARANÁ)