What Is the Definition of Asterophyllites?


The term asterophyllites is used to refer to a form of fossil genus of plants that are richly represented in coal channels. They have leaves that have a starlike appearance and they are considered to be branches of calamites.
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An asterophyllite is a fossil plant that is native to the coal formations of Europe and America. It is considered to be the branchlets and foliage of calamites. The word asterophyllite originated from the Greek language and has a meaning associated with lion leaf.
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