Alethopteris sp.

Alethopteris sp. Name: Alethopteris sp.   

Locality: Mazon Creek, USA  

Age: Carboniferous  

Showcase: Historical geology; Carboniferous  

Size: H=ca. 5 m  

Seed fern with large leaves. These 5 m tall trees lived in the drier parts of Carboniferous and Early Permian swamps. The genus "Alethopteris" is a collective navme for plants with similar leaf morphology.  

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00