Original paper

Choerospondias turovensis n.sp., a new Anacardiacean species of the European Neogene identified from the Turów brown coal open-cast mine

Kowalski, Rafal

Abstract

Remains of the genus Choerospondias Burtt et Hill of the family Anacardiaceae are reported from the Lowest Middle Miocene flora of the Turów brown coal open-cast mine. Choerospondias turovensis n. sp. is described and compared with the single contemporary representative, Choerospondias axillaris (Roxb.) B. L. Burtt et W. Hill. This is the first report of remains of this genus from the European Neogene.

Keywords

fossil fruitsChoerospondiasAnacardiaceaeMioceneTurówPoland