Tasmanian Fossil Tree Fern


Osmundacaulis species unknown but maybe Janii . This piece is from an area now closed to collecting that produced very little fern other than 2 trunk sections of this plant and some smaller pieces this being one of them . minor pyrite surrounding the fronds in black sections. Found at Lune River in Southern Tasmania, Australia. Mid Jurassic Period 180 million years ago. 10.4  x 6 x 2.6 cm  163 grams

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