Reconstruction of Dicranophyllum hallei, from here.

Belongs within: Coniferophyta.

The Dicranophyllales are a group of arborescent plants known from the Carboniferous and Permian, possibly related to modern coniferophytes. They are defined by the having stomata confined to sunken furrows on the abaxial side of the leaf (Rothwell & Mapes 2001).

See also: The Dicranophyllales: an early branch of the conifers?

    |--Slivkovia RM01
    |    |--S. lorata RM01
    |    `--S. petschorensis RM01
    |--Entosovia RM01
    |    |--E. kungurica RM01
    |    `--E. rarisulcata RM01
    |--Mostotchkia RM01
    |    |--M. gomankovii RM01
    |    `--M. longifolia RM01
    `--Dicranophyllum RM01
         |--D. effusum RM01
         |--D. gallicum RM01
         |--D. glabrum A38
         |--D. hallei RM01
         |--D. longifolium RM01
         `--D. striatum RM01

*Type species of generic name indicated


[A38] Alcock, F. J. 1938. Geology of Saint John region, New Brunswick. Geological Survey of Canada Memoir 216: 1–65.

[RM01] Rothwell, G. W., & G. Mapes. 2001. Barthelia furcata gen. et sp. nov., with a review of Paleozoic coniferophytes and a discussion of coniferophyte systematics. International Journal of Plant Sciences 162 (3): 637–667.

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