Petrified / fossilised tree section monkey puzzle tree. Looks great on a coffee table. Fossil wood: Monkey Puzzle Tree (Araucaria sp) of the Triassic Period, Madagascar – exceptional colours. 225 Million years old – Origin Madagascar. Price is not a guesstimate – very good value. There’s something exceptionally beautiful about the grain of wood, the concentric and spiral layers showing rate of growth, each of which holds a story of the tree’s history. This petrified (fossilised) specimen from the monkey puzzle tree, Genus Araucar, is particularly special, It was bought from a famous dealer in 1990 and chosen for its spectacular natural colours. It will make a wonderful and unique decorative item for the home….. Its 225 Million years OLD. It was probably was grazed by a. A plant-eating sauropod in the Dinosaur Directory ask your kids! Monkey puzzle trees belong to the Araucariaceae family, which can be traced back to around 250 million years ago! The outside edge shows the bark complete with’knots’. The section shows growth rings. 35 cm Diameter x 2.2 cm thick. NB weighs 5 Kg. Everything is to go from furniture, paintings, tvs, hifi etc even the garden pots. Much is inherited and some bought by us 20-30 years ago. All starts as a Pound. The item “Petrified-fossilised monkey puzzle tree 225 Million years old” is in sale since Tuesday, March 26, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectables\Rocks, Fossils & Minerals\Fossils\Plants”. The seller is “we_are_selling_up” and is located in PRENTON. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Antigua and barbuda, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Dominica, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Grenada, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Montserrat, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Turks and caicos islands, Aruba, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Chile.
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: Madagascar
- Type: Fossils
- Finish: Polished