Cyathea cranhamii

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Taxonavigation: Cyatheales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Divisio: Pteridophyta
Classis: Polypodiopsida
Ordo: Cyatheales

Familia: Cyatheaceae
Genus: Cyathea
Species:†C. cranhamii


Cyathea cranhamii Smith, Rothwell, & Stockey 2003

Type locality[edit]

Early Cretaceous (Barremian); Longarm Formation equivalents; Apple Bay, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.

Type material[edit]

  • Holotype: University of Alberta Paleobotanical Collections UAPC-ALTA P13021 Hbot b
  • Paratypes: University of Alberta Paleobotanical Collections UAPC-ALTA P13018 Dbot a, P13021 Hbot c, and P13023 Abot


  • Smith, Selena Y., Rothwell, Gar W., & Stockey, Ruth A. (2003) "Cyathea cranhamii sp. nov. (Cyatheaceae), anatomically preserved tree fern sori from the Lower Cretaceous of Vancouver Island, British Columbia" 90:755-760