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RE: Trees and islands



>See Shipman's "Taking Wing" ch.8.  "There is no fossil evidence of tall
trees 
>in the area, despite the excellent preservation of plant fossils.  There
were 
>shrubs in the area that may have grown as large as ten feet tall."
>
>  --Toby White

>> What sort of trees and big plants were lving near the Solnhofen Lagoon
during
>> the Jurassic?  Did Archaeopteryx scramble up tree-ferns or pine trees?
>>
>> Dan

Charles Knight's paintings as well as those of others show cycads and/or
cycadeoids. Were these based on actual finds or were they speculative?

Raymond Thaddeus C. Ancog
Mines and Geosciences Bureau
Philippines