Walchia piniformis

Walchia piniformis from Idar-Oberstein (Germany). Lower Permian. Width of the photo 19 cm.
Move the cursor over the photo to see a photo of a Norfolk Island pine. This plant is not a close relative
but is shows a striking resemblance to Walchia.

Walchia from Idar-Oberstein
Walchia piniformis from Lodève
Branch with buds of Walchia