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Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951

Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951
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Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951
Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951
Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951

Products description

This plate shows several plant fossils of the species Metasequoia glyptostroboides.

The Tree genus Metasequoia was until the discovery of a relict population in 1941 in China only known from fossil specimens. The  dawn redwood is a classical example of a living fossil.
The today living species Metasequoia glyptostroboides all the year green. The short branches with the nedels become red- brown when the fall in autumn.

 
 

Location:

Beaverhead County, Montana 
Size of Matrix:about 115 x 58 mm
Age:Oligocene , Muddy Creek Formation (ca. 34 Mill. Jahre)

Shipping time: 3-4 Days
Product no.: 10337
27,95 EUR
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