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A permineralized flower bud, two stamen clusters and one isolated stamen of similar morphology have been found in the black cherts of the Middle Eocene Allenby Formation of Princeton, British Columbia. Specimens were studied using a modified cellulose acetate peel technique and hydrofluoric...
Permineralized Fruits and Seeds from the Princeton Chert (Middle Eocene) of British Columbia: Araceae.Download
Some of the most conspicuous fruit and seed remains from the Middle Eocene Princeton chert locality (Allenby Formation) are assignable to the Araceae. Several thousand campylotropous, reniform, spiny seeds 2.5-3.2 mm long x 1.8-2.3 mm wide have been found dispersed in the chert. Two fruits, each...
The middle Eocene Princeton chert locality in southern British Columbia, Canada, contains one of the best-preserved permineralized Tertiary floral assemblages known in North America. The quality of pres- ervation of the vascular plant and fungal remains is exquisite because anatomical and...