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Acer ivanofense

Acer kenaicum

Acer latahense

Acer palaeorufinerve

Acer republicense

Acer rousei

Acer smileyi

Acer stewarti

Acer stonebergae

Acer taurocursum

Acer toradense

Acer traini

Acer washingtonense

Actinidia oregonensis

Antarctoxylon

Araucaria mirabilis

Araucarioxylon

Araucarites sanctaecrucis

Asterotheca

Azolla primaeva

Baieroxylon

Banksia archaeocarpa

Banksia kingii

Banksia longicarpa

Banksia novae-zelandiae

Banksia strahanensis

Banksieaeformis

Banksieaeidites

Banksieaephyllum

Bennettitales

Bennettites

Botrychiopsis

Brachyphyllum

Buriadia

Buriadiaceae

Bükkábrány mummified forest

Caia (plant)

Calamitaceae

Callipteridium

Callistophytaceae

Callistophytales

Calocedrus huashanensis

Carya washingtonensis

Caytoniales

Chamaecyparis eureka

Cheirolepidiaceae

Cheirophyllum

Chiropteris

Cordaicarpus

Cordaitales

Cordaites

Coricladus

Cornus clarnensis

Coryloides

Corylus johnsonii

Cunninghamites

Cunninghamites elegans

Cycadeoidaceae

Cycadeoidea

Dillhoffia

Diplopora oregonensis

Diploporus

Drewria

Droserapites

Droserapollis

Droseridites

Emplectopteridaceae

Eohostimella

Eorhynia

Equisetum thermale

Fischeripollis

Florissantia

Gangamopteris

Gigantopterid

Ginkgo adiantoides

Ginkgo apodes

Ginkgo cranei

Ginkgo digitata

Ginkgo dissecta

Ginkgo gardneri

Ginkgo ginkgoidea

Ginkgo huttonii

Ginkgo yimaensis

Ginkgoites

Glossopteridales

Glossopteris

Hamatophyton

Hamatophyton verticillatum

Hollandophyton

Hostinella

Hymenaea allendis

Hymenaea mexicana

Hymenaea protera

Jugumella

Kaokoxylon

Kardiasperma

Karkeniaceae

Kawizophyllum

Langeria

Leefructus

Lepidodendrales

Lycopodolica

Lyginopteridales

Lyginopteris

Macivera

Medullosales

Mesocyparis

Metasequoia foxii

Monanthesia

Nelumbo aureavallis

Nematoplexus

Neocalamites

Neomariopteris

Neuropteris

Neviusia dunthornei

Nilssonia (plant)

Noeggerathiales

Orontium wolfei

Osmunda wehrii

Osmundites

Pachypteris

Pagiophyllum

Palaeoraphe

Paleopanax

Palmoxylon

Pannaulika

Paradinandra

Pecopteris

Peltandra primaeva

Phyllotheca

Phyllothecaceae

Phytoclast

Pinus driftwoodensis

Pinus matthewsii

Pinus peregrinus

Protosphagnum

Psilophytopsida

Qataniaria

Remyophyton

Rhus malloryi

Rhus rooseae

Rotafolia

Rotafolia songziensis

Roystonea palaea

Salopella

Samaropsis

Sassafras hesperia

Sawdoniales

Saxonipollis

Schmeissneria

Sequoia affinis

Sequoiadendron chaneyi

Sigillaria

Solaranthus

Sommerxylon

Sphenobaiera

Sphenophyllales

Sphenopteris

Steganotheca

Stephanophyllites

Stigmaria

Stonebergia

Tarrantia

Taxus masonii

Tempskya

Tietea singularis

Tilia johnsoni

Torreya clarnensis

Trochodendron drachuckii

Trochodendron nastae

Utrechtiaceae

Voltziales

Wessiea

Williamsoniaceae

Xingxueanthus

Xylocaryon

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108 news items

Get Surrey

Get Surrey
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 06:50:11 -0700

Plants that reptilian giants ate more than 200 million years ago will feature in an upcoming show as Jurassic World hits the cinema. Plants from both the Jurassic and Triassic periods, having survived mass extinction and vast climatic variations, will ...
 
AFKInsider
Sat, 08 Aug 2015 15:07:30 -0700

Experts say they want a moratorium on all South African trade in cycads until there are better controls in place to save the prehistoric plants, CCTV reports. South Africa is one of the world centers of cycad diversity, with 39 species, according to ...

Muskogee Daily Phoenix

Muskogee Daily Phoenix
Thu, 13 Aug 2015 09:18:45 -0700

The Rock and Mineral Society had two flat limestone boulders excavated from a nearby hill and made a geological study garden for the school. The boulders feature fossilized parts of prehistoric plants, Rhoads said. Abundant fossils can be found ...
 
Nature.com
Tue, 21 Feb 2012 07:52:00 -0800

During the Ice Age, Earth's northern reaches were covered by chilly, arid grasslands roamed by mammoths, woolly rhinoceros and long-horned bison. That ecosystem, known by palaeontologists as the mammoth steppe, vanished about 13,000 years ago.

Papua New Guinea Today

Papua New Guinea Today
Sun, 03 May 2015 18:00:09 -0700

Thus is the question raised after various documented and prehistoric sites with its unique species of animals and plants found in Papua New Guinea. “World Heritage listed pre-historic Kuk Agricultural Site dated back some 7000 years and Yuku Rock ...
 
Bay News 9
Fri, 05 Jun 2015 02:45:00 -0700

Today, the triceratops and Tyrannosaurus rex still stand as prehistoric plants accompany them. "People take their children and stand under these great big creatures," Gilpatrick says proudly. The T. rex towers 20 feet tall. The former Dunlawton Sugar ...

La Jolla Light

La Jolla Light
Tue, 09 Jun 2015 17:51:10 -0700

Cycads take a long time to mature (about 15 years) and male plants produce large upright yellow cones, while female plants produce fluffy yellow flowers. These prehistoric plants were likely food for dinosaurs during the Jurassic period. A popular ...

National Geographic

National Geographic
Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:53:36 -0700

(When in doubt, treat a fossil like it's bone until you've proven otherwise.) And while they seem rather mundane next to the skulls, limb bones, and other vertebrate fossils that pack the quarry, the crispy remnants of prehistoric plants are what truly ...
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