Icacinoxylon sp.

Sakala, Jakub, Selmeczi, Ildikó & Hably, Lilla, 2018, Reappraisal Of Greguss’ Fossil Wood Types And Figured Specimens From The Cenozoic Of Hungary: Overview, Corrected Geology And Systematical Notes, Fossil Imprint 74 (1 - 2), pp. 101-114: 106

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http://doi.org/ 10.2478/if-2018-0008

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Icacinoxylon sp.


29) Icacinoxylon sp.   ? (No. 17) seu Platanoxylon sp.  

M a t e r i a l. Figured specimen HNHM-PBO

2008.196.3. (= 3 slides: tr + tg + rd).

D e s c r i p t i o n. See Greguss (1969: 71, pl. LVI, figs

7–9, legend p. 143, pl. LXI, figs 1–9, legend p. 145).

N o t e s. All woods are very similar, they all have a “platanoid” aspect with chiefly solitary vessels with scalariform perforation plates and large homocellular rays (Pl. 1, Figs 13, 14). Unfortunately, due to the fact that the contents of vessels are strongly recrystallized, it is not possible to see any possible spirals. We observed clear ones only in “ Icacinoxylon sp.   ? (No. 17) seu Platanoxylon sp.   ”. Generally, their presence is important in delimiting the fossil genus Spiroplatanoxylon SÜSS, 2007   (e.g. Sakala et al. 2010, Továrková et al. 2011). We regrouped here all “ Icacinoxylon sp.   ? seu Platanoxylon sp.   ” woods under Platanaceae   , but the Tertiary “platanoid” woods require a more general revision, which is beyond the scope of the present review (Sakala and Gryc in prep.). All three specimens from Homokbödöge are placed here under “ Icacinoxylon sp.   ? (No. 13) seu Platanoxylon sp.   ” and one of the three specimens (HNHM- PBO 2008.153.3.) is represented by older slides without any number.