MB002d

Ginkgo cf. biloba Linnaeus

Morphotype
Locality
McAbee
Order
Ginkgoales
Family
Ginkgoaceae
Name
Ginkgo cf. biloba Linnaeus
Source of Name
Mustoe, 2002
Specimen Number
MBP 06337
Holomorphotype
No
Diagnostic Features
Unlobed or shallowly bilobate leaves. Subparallel veins bifurcate 2-3 times along their length.
Old Names
Organ
Leaf
Higher Taxonomy
Ginkgo
Rarity Scale
Rare
Collected By
J. Leahy
Collection ID
J. Leahy
Morphotype Comments
Gymnosperm, petiole attached outside the margin, lobed, palmately lobed. Mustoe (2002) notes that the fossil leaves of this type from McAbee are indistinguishable from extant Ginkgo biloba.
Specimen Comments