Authors : V.D. Kapgate
Page Nos : 42-45
Fossil fruit of the bignoniaceae family closely belongs to the fruit of extant genus kigelia pinnata DC. (sausage tree) reported from the late cretaceous Deccan Intertrappean cherts of Mohgaonkalan chhindrawara District, Madhya Pradesh, India. The fruit is unilocular, pedicelate, multiseeded, dehiscent, capsule pod like fruit with compressed, discoid, often prominently winged seeds without endosperm.