Walchia piniformis from Idar-Oberstein
(Germany). Lower Permian.
Width of the photo 19 cm. Move the cursor over the photo to see
photo of a Norfolk Island pine. This plant is not a close relative
but is shows a striking resemblance to Walchia.
Beautiful branch of Walchia piniformis from Idar-Oberstein
Lower Permian. Collection Museum Stapf, Nierstein
Height of the photo 7 cm. Lodève. Lower Permian.
The plant has short, stiff leaflets.
On the left a branch with buds of Walchia piniformis. Height
of the photo
17 cm. On the right a female conifer cone. Height of the photo 9
Both specimens from the Lower Permian of Lodève.