GNS Science NZ catalogue of fossil spores and

New Zealand fossil spores and pollen:
An illustrated catalogue

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

?Cocos zeylandica Berry


Couper 1953, pl. 7, fig. 102

IGNS taxon number: 871.

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


1953 ?Cocos zeylandica Berry; Couper p. 57, pl. 7, fig. 102.

Natural affinity: Monocotyledonae: Arecaceae. According to Couper (1953), occurs in same deposits as fossil fruits Cocos zeylandica Berry, 1926.

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.".
© 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).