Sigillaria

Extinct genus of spore-bearing plants / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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Sigillaria is a genus of extinct, spore-bearing, arborescent lycophyte, known from the Carboniferous and Permian periods. It is related to the more famous Lepidodendron, and more distantly to modern qulllworts.

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Sigillaria
Temporal range: Carboniferous-Permian, 323.2–254.0 Ma Possible Devonian record
Sigillaria tree (Stigmaria) from Stanhope, County Durham, UK
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Lycophytes
Class: Lycopodiopsida
Order: Lepidodendrales
Family: Sigillariaceae
Genus: Sigillaria
Brongniart (1822)
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