section of fossil fruit

Davidia antiqua (Newb.) Manchester. A transversely sectioned fruit from Almont, North Dakota (UF15722-22285) showing 7 single-seeded locules, the uppermost with its germination valve opened and filled with sediment. Figure 6B in Manchester, S . R. 2002. Leaves and fruits of Davidia (Cornales) from the Paleocene of North America. Systematic Botany 27(2): 368-382.