Authors : MESHRAM S. M., MOHATURE V.M., PANDEY I., NARKHEDE S.D.
Page Nos : 27-33
A well preserved dicot wood was collected from Jamsavali M.P. The wood is dicotyledonous, diffuse porous, vessels mostly solitary and in radial multiples of two. Perforation plate simple. Intervascular pit pairs alternate, bordered, parenchyma paratracheal, vascicentric, wood rays mostly multiseriate and composed of heterogeneous cells, uniseriate rays mostly homogenous. Fiberes short, thin walled, nonseptate. The wood though shows some characters of the present day families like Dipterocarpaceae, Lecythidaceae, Connaraceae, Flacaurtiaceae, Lythraceae and Bombacaceae. It has close affinities with the members of the family Bombacaceae. It could not conclusively be traced to any particular genus but it broadly placed under the family Bombacaceae.