• Leaves, branches
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (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 53572
Taxonomic Name: Platycarya
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Identified By: Dr. Ian J. Glasspool : Colby College - Geology Department
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
Collector: L. Grande
EMu IRN: 2303527
Occurrence ID: 9c46ca57-b3b5-466e-82c2-e4ea465999f5

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