Images of Plant Fossils /
Websites, showing Plant Fossils
Sources of Fossil Clip Art
Introductions to both Fossil and Recent Plant Taxa@
Photography and Scanning@
Digital Image Processing@
! Palaeobotanical Maps@
Natural History Museum, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California: Life Through Time. Go to: Permian and Triassic Periods.
Argumenta Palaeobotanica. From Münster, Germany. Reconstruction of the gametophyte Kidstonophyton discoides and Langiophyton mackiei.
Leif Arndorff, Sweden: Upper Triassic and Lower Jurassic palaeosols from southern Scandinavia (Lund Publications in Geology No 116), Palaeoenvironmental reconstructions. Carnian and Rhaetian scenery.
Rudolf Birenheide, Naturmuseum Senckenberg: Trias (in German).
Robert Buckley Trabuco Canyon, California, (Illustrations by Douglas Henderson, John Sibbick and Mark Hallet), The Palm & Cycad Societies of Florida (PACSOF): The Fossil Cycads. Reconstruction of the Carboniferous Period, the leaves of the seed-fern Gigantopteris (Early Permian), a reconstruction of Lyssoxylon grigsbyi (Triassic) and a cycadeoid being enjoyed by Heterodontosaurus, the Pseudoctenis-type Cycadales, Early Jurassic, a Pentoxylon reconstruction and a Nilsonia-type cycadale lived during the Jurassic, Williamsonia, and belonging to the Bennettitales (Jurassic through Cretaceous).
Karen Carr (maintained by Ralph Gauer of The Fernleaf): Triassic Landcsape. This painting is on permanent display at The Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History, in Norman, Oklahoma.
Excite Gallery: Triassic Forest. A swampy forest in Chinle area of Arizona during the Triassic period. See also: A hungry Herrerasaurus stalks a Rhynchosaur in the Late Triassic of Argentina.
Excite Gallery: Jurassic delta landscape, and Jurassic delta flora.
Geologyshop: Dinosaur Pictures (and other contemporaneous taxa). A huge link list to some of the best images of the most famous dinosaurs. Some of them showing paleovegetation reconstructions.
Douglas Henderson, Whitehall, MT: Earth History Illustrations. A gallery of scientific illustrations (including palaeovegetation) representing earth´s ancient life, including an illustrated geologic timeline.
Illinois State Geological Survey, Champaign: Plant fossils. A reconstruction of Medullosa.
M.Alan Kazlev, Kheper website, Australia: The Mesozoic Era. Go to: The Triassic Period.
Palaeobotany in the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Manchester. Reconstruction of 2 Bennettitees.
Josef Moravec: Timeline Dinosaur Gallery. A collection of paintings, sorted by geological time period (including palaeovegetation).
! Palaeobotanical Research Group, Münster, Westfälische Wilhelms University, Münster, Germany. History of Palaeozoic Forests, COAL SWAMP FORESTS. Link list page with picture rankings. Several dioramas of coal swamp forests. The links give the most direct connections to illustrations available on the web.
The Natural History Museum, London: Dino Directory. Go to: Plateosaurus.
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University: Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew: Plant Evolution. Images of models to represent extinct plant forms with modern versions of 'primitive' plants, the entire display conveyed in dramatic fashion the dramatic change in plant form over the ages.
Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, New Haven: The Age of Reptiles Mural at the Yale Peabody Museum. Reconstructions, (including palaeovegetation) from the Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic, Permian, Carboniferous & the Devonian.
Gar W. Rothwell, Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Ohio University, Athens: Angiophytes: Using Whole Plant Concepts to Interpret Angiosperm Origins, Taxa that Provide Data: Selected Examples. Images and reconstructions of Archaeanthus, Caloda reynoldsii, Joffrea speirsii, Polyptera manningii, Limnobiophyllum scutatum, Macginitea, Eorhiza/Princetonia.
Prem Subrahmanyam, Graphic Design, Prem´s fossil gallery, or Beneath the Calamites Tree: Fossil Plants. An image of a restored Calamites "tree".
Ralph E. Taggart, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology/Department of
Geological Sciences at Michigan State University, East Lansing:
BOT335 Lecture Schedule.
Some interesting chapters in terms of palaeobotany, e.g.
The First Vascular Land Plants;
Psaronius: a Carboniferous tree-fern;
Carboniferous Seed Ferns;
The Evolution of Conifers;
Cycadophytes, the True Cycads;
North American Redwoods, Past and Present;
UntraveledRoad, Paris, ID:
Petrified Forest National Park Information Center.
The Photographic Virtual Tour Website. Go to:
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