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Fossilised leaves from the plant Nehvizdya andegavense, an extinct relative of Ginkgo biloba in the family Ginkgoaceae. These leaves, which were found in France, date back to about 99.6 million years ago (at the beginning of the Late Cretaceous epoch) and are each about 8 centimetres in length.
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