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The Caytoniaceae are an extinct family of plants belonging to Pteridospermatophyta, or seed ferns.[1][2]

Temporal range: Triassic–Cretaceous
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridospermatophyta
Order: Caytoniales
Family: Caytoniaceae
Kräusel 1926


  1. ^ Taylor, Edith L.; Taylor, Thomas N.; Krings, Michael (2009). Paleobotany: The Biology and Evolution of Fossil Plants. Academic Press. pp. 271–74. ISBN 9780080557830.
  2. ^ Elgorriaga, A.; Escapa, I. H.; Cúneo, R. (2019). "Southern Hemisphere Caytoniales: vegetative and reproductive remains from the Lonco Trapial Formation (Lower Jurassic), Patagonia". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. doi:10.1080/14772019.2018.1535456.