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Excellent Allophylus flexifolia Leaf from Colorado
Stock Number  FPCOL49

Name:   Allophylus flexifolia
Age:  Eocene
Formation:  Green River Formation
Location:  Douglas Pass, Colorado
Size:  Leaf is 4.1" long including petiole

This is a very pretty fossil leaf. It is a large Allophylus flexifolia from the Eocene of Colorado. This leaf is extremely well preserved and exhibits fine detail. This ovate leaf has an asymmetrical base and slightly undulating margins which are beautifully displayed on this specimen. The venation of the leaf is clearly defined, and the petiole is quite distinct. The fossil has outstanding color and contrast and is wonderfully centered on the rectangular plate of shale. This is an outstanding example of an Allophylus leaf from Colorado.