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Early Cretaceous <I>Archaeamphora</I> is not a carnivorous angiosperm

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dc.contributor.author Wong, William Oki en
dc.contributor.author Dilcher, David Leonard en
dc.contributor.author Labandeira, Conrad C. en
dc.contributor.author Sun, Ge en
dc.contributor.author Fleischmann, Andreas en
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-22T14:14:38Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-22T14:14:38Z
dc.date.issued 2015
dc.identifier.citation Wong, William Oki, Dilcher, David Leonard, Labandeira, Conrad C., Sun, Ge, and Fleischmann, Andreas. 2015. "<a href="https://repository.si.edu/handle/10088/26580">Early Cretaceous Archaeamphora is not a carnivorous angiosperm</a>." <em>Frontiers in Plant Science</em>. 6:326. <a href="https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2015.00326">https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2015.00326</a> en
dc.identifier.issn 1664-462X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/26580
dc.description.abstract Archaeamphora longicervia H. Q. Li was described as an herbaceous, Sarraceniaceae-like pitcher plant from the mid Early Cretaceous Yixian Formation of Liaoning Province, northeastern China. Here, a re-investigation of A. longicervia specimens from the Yixian Formation provides new insights into its identity and the morphology of pitcher plants claimed by Li. We demonstrate that putative pitchers of Archaeamphora are insect-induced leaf galls that consist of three components: (1) an innermost larval chamber; (2) an intermediate zone of nutritive tissue; and (3) an outermost wall of sclerenchyma. Archaeamphora is not a carnivorous, Sarraceniaceae-like angiosperm, but represents insect-galled leaves of the previously reported gymnosperm Liaoningocladus boii G. Sun et al. from the Yixian Formation. en
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Plant Science en
dc.title Early Cretaceous <I>Archaeamphora</I> is not a carnivorous angiosperm en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.srbnumber 136295
dc.identifier.doi 10.3389/fpls.2015.00326
rft.jtitle Frontiers in Plant Science
rft.volume 6
rft.spage 326
dc.description.SIUnit NH-Paleobiology en
dc.description.SIUnit NMNH en
dc.description.SIUnit Peer-reviewed en
dc.citation.spage 326


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