GNS Science NZ catalogue of fossil spores and
pollen

New Zealand fossil spores and pollen:
An illustrated catalogue

J.I. Raine, D.C. Mildenhall, E.M. Kennedy


Palmidites maximus Couper 1953

Illustrations:


Couper 1953, pl. 7, fig. 103 (holotype).
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Mildenhall & Suggate 1981 fig. 5

IGNS taxon number: 455.

Turmal classification (after Burger 1994): Anteturma POLLENITES; Turma MONOSULCATES.

Synonymy:

1953 Palmidites maximus Couper p. 57, pl. 7, fig. 103.

1954 Palmidites maximus Couper; Couper & McQueen p. 411.

1969 Palmidites maximus Couper; Norton & Hall p. 35, pl. 3, fig. 8.

1969 Palmidites maximus Couper; Oltz p. 158, pl. 42, fig. 170.

1970 Palmidites maximus Couper; Habib p. 358, pl. 6, fig. 16.

1970 Palmidites maximus Couper; Krutzsch pp. 35-36.

1977 Palmidites maximus Couper; Singh p. 196.

1978 Palmidites; Mildenhall p. 11.

1979 Palmidites maximus Couper; Saxena p. 132, pl. 2, fig. 14.

1981 Palmidites maximus Couper; Kar & Jain p. 114.

1982 Palmidites maximus Couper; Saxena & Singh p. 329, pl. 2, fig. 19.

1982 Palmidites maximus Couper; Mildenhall & Suggate pp. 524-525, fig. 5.

1985 Palmidites maximus Couper; Kar pp. 35-36, pl. 4, fig. 4.

1985 Palmidites maximus Couper; Rao et al. p. 9, pl. 1, fig. 9.

1985 Palmidites maximus Couper; Tripathi & Singh p. 177, pl. 3, fig. 32.

1987 Palmidites maximus Couper; Saxena et al. p. 275, pl. 2, fig. 18.

1990 Palmidites maximus Couper; Rao p. 245, pl. 1, fig. 10.

non 1992 Palmidites maximus Couper; Kumar pp. 86, 91, pl. 2, fig. 1; pl. 4, fig. 17.

2000 Palmidites cf. maximus ex Couper; Li & Zhang p. 194, pl. 2, figs 6-8.

2000 Palmidites maximus; Srivastava & Bhattacharyya p. 377, pl. 2, fig. 8.

non 2001 Palmidites maximus Couper; Kar & Sharma p. 155, pl. 2, figs 2, 5.

Natural affinity: Monocotyledonae: Arecaceae.

NZ age range: Neogene.

Brief description: Pollen. Monocolpate/monosulcate.


Cite this publication as: "J.I. Raine, D.C. Mildenhall, E.M. Kennedy (2011). New Zealand fossil spores and pollen: an illustrated catalogue. 4th edition. GNS Science miscellaneous series no. 4. http://data.gns.cri.nz/sporepollen/index.htm".
© GNS Science, 2011
ISBN 978-0-478-19871-3
ISSN 1177-2441
(Available also in CD version from: Publications Officer, GNS Science, P.O. Box 30368 Lower Hutt, New Zealand)

DELTA Dallwitz (1980) and Dallwitz, Paine and Zurcher (1993, 1999) should also be cited (see References).

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