Neuropteris attenuata

Neuropteris attenuata

Piesberg (Osnabrück, Germany)

Westphalian D

Three fern partial fronds attached to an axis. The length of the middle one is 60 cms. The entire fossil weights 35 kgs.

Comparison of the length of the leaflets of the fossil with those of the reconstruction gives an estimated length of the complete leaf of 2 meters.