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NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM, LONDON / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Rose plant fossils. At left are fossilised leaves of the rose plant Rosa hilliiae (Lesquereux), from the Oligocene period (23 to 35 million years ago), and found in Colorado, USA. At right is a thorns of the rose plant Rosa penelopes (Unger), from the Miocene (5 to 23 million years ago), and found in Styria, Austria. These specimens are part of the collections held at the Natural History Museum, London, UK.
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