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RE: Trees and islands
>See Shipman's "Taking Wing" ch.8. "There is no fossil evidence of tall
>in the area, despite the excellent preservation of plant fossils. There
>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
>> the Jurassic? Did Archaeopteryx scramble up tree-ferns or pine trees?
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