Metasequoia occidentalis

Metasequoia occidentalis Name: Metasequoia occidentalis   

Locality: Nordenskiöldfjellet, Spitsbergen, Norway  

Age: Tertiary  

Showcase: Fossil plants showcase  

Conifer. Metasequoia was known only as fossils until 1941 when a Japanese botanist found living representatives in China. The photo shows twigs with needle-like leaves  

Other plants in the exhibition   

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00