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Fossil Specimens
Calamites Stem - Rare Specimen,Very fine with alternating ridges & furrows at node.
Schizoneura- Stem with node having distinct paries of leaf- lobes very clear veins in each lobe.
Glossopteris- The leaf genus-an index type for the Glossopteris flora, leaves spathulate, ovate or lines, lanceolate. Each I af is characterised by the presence of distinct midrib. The laeral veins from an anastomosing net-work.
Gangamopteris- This is second characteristic genus of Glossopteris flora marked by the absence of midrib. Veins meeting in the centre.
Palaeovittaria- (Andrews; P. 425) Glossopteris like with parellel venis
Scutum- Rare fructification of Glossopteris found just in close association with the leaf (Ref. Andrews P. 355)
Williamsonia- Complete Fructification Rare-Showing bracts, ovules scale marks, region of stamens. Solid specimen very fine.
Williamsonia steam- Showing growth rings and confersous structure as mentioned by Prof. Sahni, FRS.
As above- With leaf bases intact
Wiiliamsonia- Slender fructification branch
Wiiliamsonia- Stamens
Williamsonia- Leaves
(a) Ptilophyllum
(b) Pterophyllum
(c) Nilssonia
d) Taeniopteris
(e) Nipanioptlyllum

Pentoxyon Stem- Representative of the new group discovered by Prof.B. Sahni FRS Showing all the five steles.
Nipaniophyllum- The leaf genus of pentoxylon-several together showing leaf form-fine Another leaf from referable to pentoxyleae
Marcrotaneopteris- Another leaf from referable to pentoxyleae.
Cordaites Leaf- The specimen shows clear impression of long slender cordiated leaves
Neuropteris- The specimen about a few inches showing several neuropteris leaves each with its characteristic divergent veins.
Elatocladus- Slender small leaves attached sparingly
Coal-Ball Material- With stigmaria and other types-Carbonifero us-Rare with indefinite presserved plant materials.
Sphenopters- Different species-clear specimens
Marattiopsis Macrocarpa- Very well preserved specimen with profuse sporangia
Gleichenites Glechenoides- Pinnae long slender bearing small crowded pinnules
Pecopteris- Pinnules small with paralled or slightly curved margins attached by whole width at the base.
Ptychocarpus- (Marattiaoeae)-Pecopteris like frond with circular syangia on lower surface.
Asterotheca- Ptychocarpus like frond with sporangia fewer.
Cladophlebis- (Osmundaceae)-Fronds Pinnate-bipinnate with lone spreading. pinnae, pinnules sterile, pointed, falcate.
Rodeites Dakshini Sahni- Hydropterid sporocarp-fine with large megaspores & profusemass of microspores.
Cycadeoideas Stem- with large leaf bases in situ (wonderful specimens) cross section cut and smoothened Ref. Arnold; P.256
Cycadeoidea- Flower Bud Specimen-Cross Sectional view as per Arnold;
P. 259
Cycadeoidea- Foliage Foliage-Different Genra each.
Enigmocarpon- parijai sahni The most wonderfully preserved fruit about 2 cm well preserved
Sahnianthus- Parijai Shukla The rarest fossil flower, discovered by Prof. V.B. Shukla which solved the enigmatic riddle of Enigmocarpon.
Tricoccites- A large three seeded Monocot fruit.
Palmoxylon SP- Several specimens of petrified Palms suitable also for research
showing very clear scattered fibro vascular bundles each
Rhizopalmoxylon (Palm roots)- Collection showing several petrified roots together in congregation, various types.
Cordaites Steam
Cyclantho Dendron
Betula Leaf(U.S.A)
Lepidodendron Stem