Pleuromeia

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Pleuromeia
Temporal range: Triassic
Pleuromeia sternbergi.jpg
Pleuromeia sternbergi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Lycopodiophyta
Class: Isoetopsida
Order: Pleuromeiales †
Family: Pleuromeiaceae †
Genus: Pleuromeia †

Pleuromeia is a genus of extinct spore-trees belonging to the order Pleuromeiales and class Isoetopsida. It was one of the most common plants during the recovery from the Permian-Triassic extinction event.[1]

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  1. ^ Zi-qiang, W. (1996), "Recovery of vegetation from the terminal Permian mass extinction in North China", Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology vol. 91, issues 1-4, pp 121-142

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