Samiksha Jaiswal

Weichselia

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Kingdom  Plantae
Order  Gleicheniales
Genus  Weichselia Stiehler
Division  Pteridophyta
Family  Matoniaceae
Weichselia
Class  Polypodiopsida /  Pteridopsida (disputed)
Similar  Matoniaceae, Phlebopteris, Brachyphyllum, Cladophlebis, Pagiophyllum

Weichselian glaciation


Weichselia is an extinct genus of fern in the family Matoniaceae. They were abundant from the Middle Jurassic to Early Cretaceous.

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Distribution

Fossils of Weichselia have been found in:

Jurassic (to Cretaceous)

Algeria, Egypt, Georgia, Israel, and Peru.

Cretaceous

Belgium, Colombia (Caballos Formation, Tolima), Germany, Israel, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States (Wyoming).

References

Weichselia Wikipedia


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