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Fossil plants

The palaeobotanical collections comprise almost 300,000 fossil plants from a wide array of geological ages all over the world, and 95 percent are registered in our database!

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Digital exhibition - Fossil plants

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Photo of light colored fossil leaf on darker matrix Fossil flora of Australia

The museum has an expanding collection of fossil plants from Australia as this region is an active area of research with...

Carboniferous and Permian plants of China

The Paleobiology Department houses a very large collection of Carboniferous and Permian fossil plants from China. Over 2...

Cretaceous plants of Quedlinburg

This collection from various localities around the town of Quedlinburg, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, comprises approximately ...

The Polar flora

Our polar flora is unique and includes around 25,000 plant fossils from Spitsbergen, Greenland, Iceland and Bear Island,...

The Schweitzer collection

In our collections, we host about 2500 fossil plants from a unique collection, collected over several decades by Profess...