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Table 1 Comparative table of species of the genus Brachyoxylon (modified after Bodnar et al. 2013)

From: Occurrence of Brachyoxylon Hollick et Jeffrey from the Lower Cretaceous of Zhejiang Province, southeastern China

Species Age Distribution False GR Resin ducts Tg TP Rd TP Ax Pa Cr Rays (height) CFP
Brachyoxylon zhejiangense sp. nov. Tian, Zhu et Wang Early Cretaceous China A A A mixed 1–2 seriate A A mostly 1 seriate (1–16 cells) 2–7 cupressoid
B. notabile Hollick and Jeffrey 1909 Late Cretaceous USA A T P mixed 1–2 seriate A P 1 seriate (1–8 cells) 5–11 cupressoid
B. woodworthianum Torrey 1923 Early Cretaceous USA A T A mixed A A 1–2 seriate (2–20) cells cupressoid
B. saurinii Boureau and Serra 1961 Jurassic (?) Cambodia A T A mixed 1–2 seriate A A 1 seriate (1–31 cells) 2–12 cupressoid
B. lagonense (Laudouéneix 1973) Dupéron-Laudouéneix 1991 Cretaceous Chad A T A mixed 2–3 seriate A A 1 seriate (low) cupressoid
B. trautii (Barale 1981)
Philippe 1995
Middle Jurassic France P A P mixed 1–2 seriate A A 1 seriate (low) 4–9 cupressoid
B. liebermanii Philippe 1995 Jurassic France P A P mixed 1 seriate A A 1 seriate (low) 5–12 cupressoid to podocarpoid
B. eboracense (Holden 1913)
Philippe 2002
Jurassic England A A A mixed 1–2 seriate A A 1 seriate, (low) numerous cupressoid
Brachyoxylon sp. Philippe et al. 2004b Late Jurassic Thailand P A P mixed 1–2 seriate A A 1 seriate, (low) up to 12 cupressoid
B. avramii Iamandei and Iamandei 2005 Early Cretaceous Romania A T R mixed, 1–2 seriate A A 1 seriate (1–21 cells) 1–8 cupressoid
B. dobrogiacum Iamandei and Iamandei 2005 Early Cretaceous Romania A A P mixed 1–3 seriate P P 1 seriate (1–10 cells) 1–6 cupressoid
B. semibiseriatum (Pant and Singh 1987)
Kurzawe and Merlotti 2010
Permian Brazil A P P mixed 1–5 seriate A A 1 seriate (1–38 cells) 4–16 cupressoid
B. serrae Philippe et al. 2011 Early Cretaceous Thailand A T P mixed 1–2 seriate A A 1 seriate (1–15 cells) 5–16 cupressoid
B. currumilii Bodnar et al. 2013 Early–Middle Jurassic Argentina A A R mixed 1–2 seriate R A 1 seriate (1–10 cells) 4–11 cupressoid
B. baqueroensis Vera and Césari 2015 Late Cretaceous Argentina A A A mixed 1–3 seriate A A 1 seriate (1–9 cells) 8–26 cupressoid
  1. Note: Anatomical characters that differ from those of the new species Brachyoxylon zhejiangense sp. nov. are bolded
  2. GR Growth rings, Tg TP Tangential tracheid pitting, Rd TP Radial tracheid pitting, Ax Pa Axial parenchyma, Cr Crassulae, CFP Cross-field pits, P Present, A Absent, T Traumatic, R Rare