Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951

Product no.: 10906

This plate shows several plant fossils of the species Metasequoia glyptostroboides.
This plate offers a particularly beautiful and high-contrast preservation.

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 autum

 
 

Location:

Beaverhead County, Montana  
Size of Matrix: about 44 mm long
Age: Oligocene , Muddy Creek Formation (ca. 34 Mill. Jahre)

Price:

39,95 EUR

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Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951

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