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?Manitobia sp.

?Manitobia sp.
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?Manitobia sp.

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Here is a good example of a rare fossil plant from the lower Silurian of Wales.
This specimen belongs likely to the genus Manitobia or Inocaulis, Rhizomorphia or similar Taxa. This is likely not a land plant but the massive preservation of the carbonized fossil substance is remarkable.   There is even a fibrous like structure visible.

 
 
 

Location:

Buttington, Powys, Wales, UK 
Size of plate: about  110 x 70 mm
Age:Silurian, Llandovery, Telychian Stage, Tarannon Formation  (about 438 Ma)

Product no.: 9843