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Yavanna chimaerica

 
      Vera E.I. 2013. New cyathealean tree fern, Yavanna chimaerica gen. et sp. nov., from the Early Cretaceous of Livingston Island, Antarctica // Cretaceous Research. 44: 214–222. (Описаниt: с. 215.)

      Картинки: шлифы поперечного среза стебля папоротника Яванны (буквами подписаны ксилема и склеренхима).




      Картинки из первоисточника.

      Этимология: "The generic name is proposed after Yavanna, fictional character of The Silmarillion written by J.R.R. Tolkien. In Tolkien’s writings, Yavanna is a godlike entity (an Ainur), creator ofthe plants and animals that inhabit the Middle Earth" (op. cit., р. 215).
 

Tags: ботаника, палеонтология, папоротники
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