Baiera is a genus of prehistoric gymnosperms in the order Ginkgoales.[2] It is related to the genera Ginkgo and Ginkgoites. It is lobed into four segments and has no stalk.[3] Fossils of Baiera have been known from the Permian to the Cretaceous.

Baiera
Temporal range: 298.9–94.3 Ma [1] PermianCretaceous
Baiera.jpg
Artist's reconstruction of Baiera
Scientific classification e
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Division: Ginkgophyta
Class: Ginkgoopsida
Order: Ginkgoales
Family: Ginkgoaceae
Genus: Baiera
Braun [de], 1843
Species

Baiera digitata
Baiera mansfeldensis

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fossilworks: Baiera". fossilworks.org.
  2. ^ "Fossilworks: Baiera". fossilworks.org. Retrieved 2018-02-03.
  3. ^ "Ginkgophyte | plant division". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 2018-02-03.