Fossil Allophylus flexifolia Leaf - Green River Formation

 
 
This is a large fossil leaf from the plant Allophylus flexifolia. Allophyllus is a genus of flowing plants in the Sapindaceae family, members of which still survive today.

It is Eocene in aged and comes from the Green River Formation. It's in great shape with fine detail and a dark coloration which contrasts well agains the shale. The venation is quite clear in this specimen.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Allophylus flexifolia
LOCATION
Bonanza Area, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
7.2" long
ITEM
#2321
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