Fossil Allophylus Leaf - Green River Formation

This is a 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. The dark preservation contrasts well against the lighter shale matrix.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Allophylus flexifolia
LOCATION
Uintah County, Utah
FORMATION
Green River Formation
SIZE
Fossil is 2.44" long, Matrix 4x3.35"
CATEGORY
ITEM
#16333
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