Eliasova, 1991, p. 51

Type Species

Liptodendron grossi Eliášová, 1991: 51, pl. 57, figs. 1-2, pl. 58, figs. 1-2; Original Designation Eliášová, 1991: 57

Type Specimen: Holotype; ; Verified; Unknown

Type Locality: Eocene of Slovakia.

The holotype of the type species is housed at Slovakian Museum (Bratislava) under SNM/Z 20657 (thin section numbers 798a, b; 799a,b; 2564/III; 2565/III).



Colonial, phacelo-dendroid to submeandroid-flabelliform. Budding lateral. Costosepta (compact-) subcompact, thin, sparsely granulated laterally. Columella parietal, feebly developed. Endothecal dissepiments vesicular, abundant. Wall parathecal.


For recent updates regarding the stratigraphic and geographic distribution see Baron-Szabo (2014a, p. 24, pl.8, figs. 1-4, pl. 9, figs. 1-5).


  • Southern Europe; Early Cretaceous
  • Central Europe; Late Cretaceous
  • Caribbean; Late Cretaceous
  • Central Europe; Eocene
?Upper Danian of France.

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This version was contributed by Rosemarie Baron-Szabo on 06-Jan-2015 19:07.

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The editor is: Rosemarie Baron-Szabo

Liptodendron grossi Eliasova, 1991, holoype, photographs courtesy Dr. Eliasova