• Green River Fossil
    Photographer: Dov Scher : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Possible Monocot flower An as yet undescribed species Early Eocene (50 million years ago) Wyoming, USA Geology Specimen # PP53390 Individual Green River fossil specimens.
  • Undescribed monocot flowers
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Undescribed monocot flowers, possibly of the Family Amaryllidaceae, from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality A. This is the most common flower in the FBM 18-inch layer, and it is known by well over 100 specimens. Top left) Specimen FMNH PP53390 from FBM Locality A, measuring 57 millimeters in height. Top right) Specimen FMNH PP55058 from FBM Locality E measuring 41 millimeters in length. Bottom left) Specimen FMNH PP53583 from FBM Locality A, measuring 62 millimeters in height along curve. Bottom right) Specimen FMNH PP55060 from FBM Locality E measuring 88 millimeters in height along curve
Catalog Number: PP 53390
Taxonomic Name: Plantae
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
EMu IRN: 2303330
Occurrence ID: 1932896a-116d-4d74-ad55-2418a13335aa

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