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Temporal range: Middle Jurassic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
Genus: Solaranthus
Zheng & Wang, 2010
  • S. daohugouensis Zheng & Wang, 2010 (type)

Solaranthus is an extinct genus of angiosperm plants which existed in Jiulongshan Formation, China during the middle Jurassic period.[1] It was first named by Shaolin Zheng and Xin Wang in 2010 and the type species is Solaranthus daohugouensis.[1]


  1. ^ a b Shaolin ZHENG; and Xin WANG (2010). "An Undercover Angiosperm from the Jurassic of China". Acta Geologica Sinica - English Edition. 84 (4): 895–902. doi:10.1111/j.1755-6724.2010.00252.x.