Dipteronia brownii

  • Green River Fossil
    Photographer: Dov Scher : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Fruit of the Soapberry Family Dipteronia brownii Early Eocene (50 million years ago) Wyoming, USA Geology Specimen # PP43950 Individual Green River fossil specimens.
  • Various FBM species
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Various FBM species from the lychee family Sapindaceae. Top) ?Allophylus flexifolia (Lesquereux, 1883), large well-preserved leaf from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A. Leaf measures 200 millimeters in length and is FMNH PP53391. Bottom left) Sapindus sp., a soapberry plant from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality C. Specimen is 82 mm long and is FOBU 19. Bottom middle) A winged fruit of Dipteronia sp. from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A. Specimen is FMNH PP43950 and measures 19 millimeters in diameter. Bottom right) A leaf from the balloon vine ?Cardiospermum coloradensis (Knowlton 1923) from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality K. Specimen is FOBU 10725 measuring 40 millimeters in length
Catalog Number: PP 43950
Taxonomic Name: Dipteronia brownii
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Order: Sapindales
Family: Sapindaceae
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
Region/Area: Fossil Lake
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Wyoming
County: Lincoln
Township: Kemmerer
EMu IRN: 2297552
Occurrence ID: 547df3db-9137-421d-b401-6500bcabcad7

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