Extinct plant fossils

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Extinct plant fossils
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Extinct plant fossils: scale tree, Lepidodendron confluens; Sigillaria sulcata and Sigillaria undulata; and horsetail, Calamites succovii. Handcoloured lithograph by an unknown artist from Dr. F.A. Schmidt's "Petrefactenbuch," published in Stuttgart, Germany, 1855 by Verlag von Krais & Hoffmann. Dr. Schmidt's "Book of Petrification" introduced fossils and palaeontology to both the specialist and general reader.