Dramatic Fossil Palm Flower
Sabalites sp. Eocene Green River Formation, Wyoming
Seldom seen on the market, here is a magnificent example of a very rare fossil palm flower. The Green River Formation has produced some of the finest botanical fossils ever seen, and this amazing specimen upholds those standards. The palms found preserved in these Eocene sediments produced many palm fronds but very few flowers and even fewer are actually fossilized. This specimen was excavated from the F-1 Horizon (18-inch layer.) The dramatic presentation and color contrast of this specimen lends itself to any interior design environment.
Measures 60 x 27.5 x 3.25in; Specimen measures 51in