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Temporal range: Early Devonian
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophyta
Genus: Bitelaria
Istchenko and Istchenko, 1979
  • Donotela fistulata Istchenko and Istchenko

Bitelaria is a genus of vascular plant from the Early Devonian, with a thick cuticle.[1] The cell outlines in its cuticle contain a complex pore-like pattern.[2] It possesses tracheophytes and other complex structures.[3]

  1. ^ Johnson, N. G. (1992). "The cuticular epithelium of Bitelaria, an Early Devonian vascular plant from New Brunswick, Canada". International Journal of Plant Sciences 153 (4): 646–657. doi:10.1086/297085. JSTOR 2995584.  edit
  2. ^ Gensel, P. G.; Johnson, N. G.; Strother, P. K. (1990). "Early Land Plant Debris (Hooker's "Waifs and Strays"?)". PALAIOS 5 (6): 520–547. doi:10.2307/3514860. JSTOR 3514860.  edit
  3. ^ Johnson, N. (1992). "A reinterpretation of the Early Devonian land plant, Bitelaria Istchenko and Istchenko, 1979, based on new material from New Brunswick, Canada". Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 74: 109. doi:10.1016/0034-6667(92)90141-3.  edit