Kvaček, Zlatko, Teodoridis, Vasilis & Radoň, Miroslav, 2018, Review Of The Late Oligocene Flora Of Matrý Near Sebuzín (České Středohoří Mts., The Czech Republic), Fossil Imprint 74 (3 - 4), pp. 292-316: 296

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Platanus   L.

Platanus neptuni (ETTINGSH.) BŮŽEK, HOLÝ et KVAČEK Pl.   4, Figs 7–10

1866 Sparganium neptuni ETTINGSH.   , p. 31, pl. 7, figs 9–15.

1967 Platanus neptuni (ETTINGSH.) BŮŽEK, HOLÝ et KVAČEK   , p. 205, pls 1–4.

2002 Platanus neptuni (ETTINGSH.) BŮŽEK, HOLÝ et KVAČEK   ; Radoň, p. 170, pl. 1, figs 7–8, pl. 2, figs 3–4.

M a t e r i a l s t u d i e d. Leaves PA 1157.4, 1179.1, 1180.1, 1180.2, 1355, 1362, 1417, 1447, 1450; infructescences PA 1434, 1435; stipules PA 1364.1, 1179.2.

D e s c r i p t i o n. The fragmentary leaves are simple or? trifoliate (Pl. 4, Fig. 7), obovate, 37–42 mm long and 7–11 mm wide, on the margin widely blunt regularly toothed, partly entire, venation semicraspedodromous, partly eucamptodromous. Female infructescence globular, ca. 10 mm in diameter, composed of narrow fruitlets projected by a short style out of the infructescence. Strap-like stipules parallel-veined, cut at the base.

D i s c u s s i o n. The record of Platanus neptuni   from Matrý includes mostly simple leaves, in one case a trifoliate foliage is also recognized in some other sites, e. g. at Kučlín ( Kvaček and Teodoridis 2011). The infructescences corroborate the wide distribution of this element in other Palaeogene sites in Central Europe ( Kvaček and Manchester 2004).