Glyptolepis Sch.

nomenclatorial act: 
protologue/first publication
Page: 
243
diagnosis: 

Arbores illis generis Voltziæ similis. Folia, ut in Araucariis, polymorpha, ramorum inferiora et, ut videtur, omnia plantarum vel ramorum annosiorum brevia, crasse squamæformia, imbricata vel pyramidata subuncinata, superiora ramorum juniorum sensim longiora, linearia, pollicaria et bipollicaria, stricta, nervo mediano instructa; cicatrices in ramis derelictis quadrato-rhombeæ. Strobili plures in eodem ramo aggregati, sessiles, longissimi, anguste cylindrici, squamis laxe imbricatis, e basi unguiformi subito fere dilatatis, subrotundato-truncatis, sulcis 10-12 regulariter exsculptis erecto-radiantibus ornatis, margine superiore crenulatis. Semina ovata duo basilaria, alata?

systematic position: 
Conifères, Abietaceae, Voltziaea
typeseries: 
Glyptolepis keuperiana Sch.
Classification: 

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith