Givetian (Middle Devonian) cladoxylopsid 'ferns' from Orkney, Northern Scotland

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Berry, Christopher Mark; Hilton, Jason;

Two large fossil plants are described from the Givetian (Middle Devonian) Eday\ud Flags, South Ronaldsay, Orkney Isles, northern Scotland. Fossils with branches joined to stems of\ud this age are rare. Each specimen comprises a robust and tapering main trunk from which ... View more
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