Lepidodendron


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Lepidodendron

an extinct genus of tree-like giant club moss of the class Lycopodiopsida.
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1995) and Saber (1998) described de following flora: Calamites, Asterophyllites equisetiformis, Annularia, Macrostachya, Sphenophyllum oblongifolium, Lepidodendron, Pecopteris arborescens, P.
Only a knowledge of the geological past makes sense of why we have found marine fossils in the district, the shark-like fish that was found at Brockholes, the three-metre remnant of the giant clubmoss lepidodendron (which grew up to 30m high) at Appleton Quarry, Shepley.
This coniferous-looking fern tops out at seven inches, but its distant ancestor, Lepidodendron, grew to 150 feet as it breathed in vast amounts of carbon.
Bothrodendron is characterised by having small leaf scars directly on the stem surface, although the narrow, almost terminal shoots of Bothrodendron minutifolium have raised leaf cushions similar to those of Lepidodendron (Thomas 1967b).
5 m tall, with simplicity in its anatomy, whereas Lepidodendron was about 30 m tall, with relative complexity of anatomy.