Ginkgo biloba Leaves Fanning Past and Present (image) GigaScience Share Print E-Mail Caption The ginkgo tree's emblematic fan-shaped leaf preserved as a 49 million year old fossil with modern autumn leaf overlay. Credit Image Attribution: Fossil is from Klondike Mountain Formation, Republic, Ferry County, Washington, USA, Eocene, Ypresian. Stonerose Interpretive Center Collection (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AGinkgo_biloba_leaf_01.jpg) Modern leaf photo is by Ninjatacoshell https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AAutumn_Ginkgo_Leaf.jpg CC BY-SA via Wikimedia Commons Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.