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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Genus: Eophyllophyton
Hao & Beck 1993
Species: E. bellum
Binomial name
Eophyllophyton bellum
Hao & Beck 1993

Eophyllophyton bellum is the oldest known plant bearing megaphyllous leaves.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Hao, S.; Beck, C.B.; Deming, W. (2003). "Structure of the Earliest Leaves: Adaptations to High Concentrations of Atmospheric CO2". International Journal of Plant Sciences. 164 (1): 71–75. doi:10.1086/344557. 
  2. ^ Crane, P.R.; Herendeen, P. & Friis, E.M. (2004), "Fossils and plant phylogeny", American Journal of Botany, 91 (10): 1683–99, doi:10.3732/ajb.91.10.1683, PMID 21652317