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Fossil of Neuropteris grandiflora, an extinct

Fossil of Neuropteris grandiflora, an extinct


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Fossil of Neuropteris grandiflora, an extinct

Fossil of Neuropteris grandiflora, an extinct seed fern from the Carboniferous period.. Handcolored lithograph from Dr. F.A. Schmidts Petrefactenbuch, published in Stuttgart, Germany, 1855 by Verlag von Krais & Hoffmann. Dr. Schmidts Book of Petrification introduced fossils and palaeontology to both the specialist and general reader

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Carboniferous Extinct Fern Fossil Grandiflora Palaeontology Petrefactenbuch Petrification Schmidt Seed Neuropteris


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This stunning handcolored lithograph depicts the fossil of Neuropteris grandiflora, an extinct seed fern from the Carboniferous period. The image is taken from Dr. F.A. Schmidts Petrefactenbuch, published in Stuttgart, Germany, by Verlag von Krais & Hoffmann in 1855. Dr. Schmidt's Book of Petrification was a groundbreaking work that introduced fossils and palaeontology to both the specialist and general reader. The Neuropteris grandiflora is a remarkable fossil, showcasing the intricate details of this extinct plant. Seed ferns, such as Neuropteris, were among the first vascular plants to colonize terrestrial environments, and they played a crucial role in the development of terrestrial ecosystems during the Carboniferous period. This particular fossil is particularly noteworthy due to its large, complex seeds, which are depicted in the lithograph in intricate detail. The seeds of Neuropteris grandiflora were among the largest of any seed plant of the time, and they likely played a significant role in the dispersal and establishment of new populations. The lithograph itself is a work of art, with delicate handcoloring adding depth and detail to the intricately drawn fossil. The use of lithography allowed for high-quality, detailed reproductions of fossils, making them accessible to a wider audience and contributing to the growing interest in palaeontology during the 19th century. This image is a testament to the rich history of fossil discovery and the important role that palaeontology plays in our understanding of the natural world. The Neuropteris grandiflora may be extinct, but its fossil record continues to provide valuable insights into the evolution of plant life on Earth.

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