4.5" Pennsylvanian Fossil Fern (Sphenopteris) Plate - Alabama

This is two fossil fern (Sphenopteris)stem sections, from the Pottsville Formation, Alabama. Each stem has pinnules (branch of leaflets), and leaflets. This specimen is very well preserved with individual lobes visible. Venation is visible under magnification.

Sphenopteris is genus of seed fern, extinct species of fern that reproduced from seed as opposed to sporophyte reproduction of most modern ferns.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$29
DETAILS
SPECIES
Sphenopteris sp.
LOCATION
Cumberland Plateau, Alabama
FORMATION
Pottsville Formation
SIZE
2.2" longest fern, 4.5 x 2.1" Rock
CATEGORY
ITEM
#123438
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