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- proper noun A taxonomic
genuswithin the familyGlossopteridaceae — extinct fernsfound in fossils.
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"It might not sound a lot, but one of the most exciting discoveries was the fossil of a primitive plant called Glossopteris, which is also found in South Africa, South America and Australia."
Glossopteris was a plant found in fossils, as geologists know.
_ -- The grits of Masara, near Rabai mission station and Mombasa, have yielded specimens of _Glossopteris browniana_ var. _indica_, thus indicating their Karroo age.
Subsequent to this ice age the Indian coalfields of the Gondwana were laid down, with beds rich in the Glossopteris and
At Nagpur in Central India the Oolitic Sandstones abound in simple fronded ferns, such us Tæniopteris and Glossopteris, and has its
a half to three inches in length, of not unfrequent occurrence, which may have formed, however, only one of the four leaflets, united by their pseudo-footstalks, which compose the frond of Glossopteris, -- a distinctive Oolitic genus.
Glossopteris "New crust is constantly being created, pushing the older rocks and land masses further away.