On two new fossil resembling Chrysophyllum and Holoptelea from the Cuddalore series near Pondicherry


  • N. Awasthi Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53, University Road, Lucknow 226007, India




Two new fossil woods have been described from the Cuddalore Series near Pondicherry. One of these shows closest resemblance with the woods of Chrysophyllum L. of Sapotaceae and the other with that of Holoptelea of Ulmaceae. These have been named as Chrysophylloxylon pondicherriense gen. et sp. nov. and Holopteleoxylon indicum gen. et sp. nov. respectively.


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How to Cite

Awasthi, N. (1975). On two new fossil resembling Chrysophyllum and Holoptelea from the Cuddalore series near Pondicherry. Journal of Palaeosciences, 24(1-3), 21–25. https://doi.org/10.54991/jop.1975.970



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