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Banksia archaeocarpa McNamara and Scott 1983

Magnoliopsida - Proteales - Proteaceae

PaleoDB taxon number: 344449

Full reference: K. J. McNamara and J. K. Scott. 1983. A new species of Banksia (Proteaceae) from the Eocene Merlinleigh Sandstone of the Kennedy Range, Western Australia. Alcheringa 7:185-193

Belongs to Banksia according to K. J. McNamara and J. K. Scott 1983

Sister taxon: Banksia novaezelandiae

Type specimen: WAM P79.42, a seed/fruit. Its type locality is Merlinleigh Station, escarpment north of type section mesa, which is in a Lutetian shoreface sandstone in the Merlinleigh Sandstone Formation of Australia.