Araceae

  • Plant
    Photographer: John Weinstein : Field Museum of Natural History - Photography Division
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History
    Description: An undescribed species of elephant ear plant, Colocasia sp., in the aroid family, Araceae. Left) Specimen FMNH PP54865 from the sandwich beds of FBM Locality L, measuring 800 millimeters in length. Right) Specimen in private collection from the 18-inch layer of FBM Locality E. Fish at top measures 100 millimeters in length.
Catalog Number: PP 54865
Taxonomic Name: Araceae
FM Catalog: Paleobotany
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Order: Alismatales
Family: Araceae
Identified By: Dr. Steven R. Manchester : University of Florida, Florida Museum of Natural History
Period: Paleogene
Earliest Epoch: Eocene
Earliest Age: Ypresian
Formation: Green River
Member: Fossil Butte
Coordinates Available?: No
EMu IRN: 2304873
Occurrence ID: 6be940d7-f69d-409e-a317-80caebaf7e1a

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