Allophylus flexifolia

  • Green River Fossil
    Photographer: Dov Scher : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Leaf of the Soapberry Family Allophylus flexifolia Early Eocene (50 million years ago) Wyoming, USA Geology Specimen # PP43960 Individual Green River fossil specimens.
  • Leaves, branches
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Leaves, branches and catkins from the east Asian genus Platycarya, in the walnut family Juglandaceae. Top) Platycarya sp. from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A. Compound leaf measures 170 millimeters in length and is FMNH PP53582. Bottom left) ?Platycarya castaneopsis (Lesquereux, 1883) Wing and Hickey 1984, from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A. Leaf measures 183 millimeters in length and is FMNH PP43960. Bottom right) A pollen catkin of Platycarya sp. from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A. Specimen is FMNH PP53572 and measures 124 millimeters long.
Catalog Number: PP 43960
Taxonomic Name: Allophylus flexifolia
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: 2297562
Occurrence ID: 8bfa2f47-d839-40fe-9beb-0e37f588b8d4

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