RARE Fossil Fern, Cycad, Palm Root, Osmunda Petrified Wood - Ashicaulis, Osmundaceae, Tempskya - Henry Mountains
Ferns are an ancient plant group know as (pteridophyta) which likely gave rise to seed plants. they were dominant during the Pennsylvanian & Mississippian Periods. Fossil records contain evidence of "seed ferns" that bore seeds directly on the fronds know as (pteridospermophyta).Osmundaceae are unique in that their small rhizomes or stems grow upright not horizontal. They also support a cluster of fronds. Tempskya is a form genus for the false trunks of a tree fern. The false trunks being made up of loosely organized leaf bases & stems encased in a dense mat of roots, known from Cretaceous period rocks. Many were found in Utah.
You won't find these at your local rock shop!
Palm Root? California Petrified Wood contour polished specimen - Approx size 3" x 4" x 2" - 1.5 lbs - $ 75.00
This is nice -"Bobcat" Specimen
Palm Root? California Petrified Wood contour polished, beautiful browns/reds/whites/blues - Approx. size 4.5" x 3" x 2" - 583 grams - $ 95.00
Rare & a Beauty
Awesome Cainville Palm Wood Hand Polished Limb Cast - Approx. size 1.5" x 3" x 1.25" - 153 grams - $ 33.00
Utah Cycad Cut & Polished Slab Specimens- Approx. size ea. 4" x 4" x 3" - 450 grams each- $ 95.00 each
Cycad Fossil Petrified Wood cut & polished - Approx size 3" x 3.5" x .35" - 80 grams - SOLD
Palm Root? California Petrified Wood contour polished specimen - Approx. size 4" x 4" x 1.5" - 472 grams - $ 85.00
This one is the gallery favorite!
Large Gem Palm Root? California Petrified Wood contour polished specimen - Approx. size 5" x 8" x 2 " - 5 lbs - SOLD
I liked this one
Real Nice Rare Cycad cut & polished specimen - Approx size 2" x 3" x 1.5" - 95 grams - SOLD
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