Metasequoia occidentalis Chaney, 1951

Product no.: 10946

On this plate there are several fossil short branches of the dawn redwood tree Metasequoia glyptostroboides.
The fossil offers a particularly beautiful and high-contrast preservation.
The longest branch measures about 41 mm, as it is on the plate.


The tree genus Metasequoia was initially only known in fossil records until a recent relic occurrence of this living fossil was found in China in 1941.
The recent species Metasequoia glyptostroboides is not permanently green
Short shoots of the primeval sequoia turn red-brown in color in winter, as in deciduous trees, and are thrown off.

 

 
 

Location:

Beaverhead County, Montana  
Size of Matrix: about 84 x 85 mm
Age: Oligocene , Muddy Creek Formation (ca. 34 Mill. Jahre)

Price:

32,95 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