Aleurites glandulosa

  • Green River Fossil
    Photographer: Dov Scher : Field Museum of Natural History
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: Euphorbia leaf cf. Aleurites glandulosa Eocene Wyoming, USA Geology Specimen # PP53395 Individual Green River fossil specimens.
  • Leaves
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: There is much variation in leaf shape in species of deciduous trees, often making species identification difficult. The example here is three variants of the sassafras-like tree leaf, ?Lindera varifolia, from the 18-inch layer of the FBM. Left) Non-lobed variant; specimen FMNH PP53395 from FBM Locality A measuring 260 millimeters in length. Middle) Two-lobed variant; specimen FOBU 10668 from FBM Locality A measuring 420 millimeters in length. Right) Three-lobed variant; specimen FMNH PP53567 from FBM Locality A measuring 300 millimeters in length
Catalog Number: PP 53395
Taxonomic Name: Aleurites glandulosa
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
EMu IRN: 2303335
Occurrence ID: 2fecc778-9f0b-405b-95cb-4597c6c10415

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