Palynology of the Matanomadh Formation in type area, North-Western Kutch, India (Part 2). Systematic description of Gymnospermous and Angiospermous pollen grains


  • R.K. Saxena Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226007, India



Palaeopalynology, Palaeocene, Matanomadh Formation (India)


The present paper deals with the systematic description of the gymnospermous and angiospermous pollen grains recovered from the Matanomadh Formation (Palaeocene) in type area, north-western Kutch, India. The assemblage described here includes 31 genera and 59 species. The gymnospermous pollen grains are represented by 3 genera and 3 species. Of these, 1 species is new. The angiospermous pollen grains form the most dominant group in the present assemblage and are represented by 28 genera and 56 species. Of these, 1 genus and II species are new. Among the angiosperms, the dicotyledonous pollen grains dominate over those of monocotyledons. Six genera and 16 species belong to the monocotyledons while 22 genera and 40 species belong to the dicotyledons.


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Saxena, R. (1977). Palynology of the Matanomadh Formation in type area, North-Western Kutch, India (Part 2). Systematic description of Gymnospermous and Angiospermous pollen grains. Journal of Palaeosciences, 26((1-3), 130–143.



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