Authors : S. D. Puranik
Page Nos : 8-10
A petrified dicotyledonous leaf from the Deccan Intertrappean Cherts of Mohagaonkalan, Chindawara district, M.P., India.so far many dicotyledonous and monocotyledonous leaf impression have been studied by many workers. There is scanty record of petrified leaves from these beds. Leaf petrified, dicotyledonous, doriventral, hypostomatic, epidermis hairy, unilayered, mesophyll differentiated into palisade, spongy parenchyma, canals in mesophyll, arc shaped vascular bundle in midrib with distinct bundle sheath, vascular bundle conjoint, collateral, concentric, veinlet bundle, conjoint, collateral, concentric with bundle sheath. It is named as Mohgaophyllum deccanii gen.et sp.nov. generic name is given after the locality and the specific name is given the horizon.