Calamostachys, cone

Beeswax and paraffin wax palaeobotanical reconstruction of the cone of a calamite tree, based on scientific evidence from fossilised Carboniferous plant material. Handmade using traditional wax modelling techniques. Mounted on Perspex.

Life size.

Commissioned by Amgueddfa Cymru, National Museum Wales for the permanent Natural Science collections.

Wax botanical model of Calamostachys cone by Annette Marie Townsend