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Very Large Legume Leaf from Colorado
Stock Number  FPCOL71

Name:   Leguminosites lesquereuxi
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Green River Formation
Location:  Douglas Pass, Colorado
Size:  Leaf is 2.25 inches long
Price:  $29.00



This is a very distinct specimen of Leguminosites lesquereuxiana from the Green River Formation of Colorado. This type of leaf has slightly undulated margins with very weak venation. This species is unusual in that the leaf has an emarginate, or indented, apex - this specimen has an almost round apex. A very short petiole is still attached to the leaf. The dark brown leaf contrasts nicely with the light-colored matrix. The fossil is well showcased on the rectangular plate of shale. This is an extremely fine specimen of a fossil legume leaf from Colorado.

A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.