Leaf litter from an Australasian-type Araucaria

Leaf litter from an Australasian-type Araucaria

hand holding plant pieces

Leaf litter from an Australasian-type Araucaria growing at the Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California. Pictured are the three types of tree organs, leafy branches, pollen cones and cone scales that are preserved as fossils at Laguna del Hunco and Río Pichileufú, Patagonia, Argentina.

IMAGE: Gabriella Rossetto-Harris, Penn State University