Alethopteris

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Alethopteris
Temporal range: Pennsylvanian to Aptian
Alethopteris PAMuseum.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Pteridospermatophyta
Order: Medullosales
Family: Alethopteridaceae
Genus: Alethopteris
Alethopteris

Alethopteris is a prehistoric plant genus of fossil Pteridospermatophyta (seed ferns) that developed in the Carboniferous period (around 360 to 300 million years ago).[1]

It is in the family Alethopteridaceae.

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  1. ^ "Seed Fern Fossil". www.fossilmuseum.net. Retrieved 2016-12-01.