Sassafras hesperia

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Sassafras hesperia


Taxonavigation: Laurales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Magnoliids
Ordo: Laurales

Familia: Lauraceae
Tribus: Cinnamomeae
Genus: Sassafras
Species: †S. hesperia



Sassafras hesperia (Berry), Wolfe & Wehr 1987



Type material

  • Hypotypes: Museum of Paleontology, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA UCMP 9265-9269
  • Hypotype: National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA USNM32680
  • Hypotypes: Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA UWBM 31241, 39709, 39710, 39715, 39717, 39720


  • Berry, E.W. 1926. "Tertiary Floras from British Columbia". Canada Department Mines, Geological Survey, Bulletin 42:91-116
  • Wolfe, Jack A. & Wehr, Wesley C. 1987. "Middle Eocene Dicotyledonous Plants from Republic, Northeastern Washington". United States Geological Survey Bulletin 1597:13