PASCAL GOETGHELUCK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY PASCAL GOETGHELUCK / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Fossilised leaf from the plant Nehvizdya andegavense, an extinct relative of Ginkgo biloba in the family Ginkgoaceae. This leaf, which was found in France, dates back to about 99.6 million years ago (at the beginning of the Late Cretaceous epoch) and is about 8 centimetres in length.
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