Plant leaf

Here is a beautiful impression of a leaf. Shapes of such leaves give clues about past climates. Many broadleaf plants grow in warm-temperate to tropical climates today.

Find out more on the wood and plants page.

Common name

Plant leaf

Scientific name

Angiosperm dicotyledon

Type

Wood & Plants


Strata

Poole Formation

Time period

Tertiary

Age

47 million years

Where found

Corfe Castle

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.09259