Neuropteris sp.

ISM 15396b
coin = 19mm (~0.75 in.)

Neuropteris sp. is the name given to the foliage of a seed fern.

Seed ferns (Pteridospermales) are an extinct group of gymnosperms. Although their foliage resembled that of modern ferns, they reproduced by means of seeds. Modern ferns reproduce by means of spores.

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