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Temporal range: Pragian–Emsian[1]
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Tracheophytes
Class: Zosterophyllopsida (?)
Genus: Guangnania
Species: G. cuneata
Binomial name
Guangnania cuneata
Wang, 2002

Guangnania was a genus of Early Devonian land plant with branching axes.[2] It is thought to be related to the zosterophylls.[1]


  1. ^ a b Wang, D. (2002). "Guangnania cuneata gen. Et sp. Nov. From the Lower Devonian of Yunnan Province, China". Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology. 122: 13–82. doi:10.1016/S0034-6667(02)00089-1. 
  2. ^ Boyce, C.K. (2008). "How green was Cooksonia? The importance of size in understanding the early evolution of physiology in the vascular plant lineage". Paleobiology. 34: 179. ISSN 0094-8373. doi:10.1666/0094-8373(2008)034[0179:HGWCTI]2.0.CO;2.