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Paleobotany : the biology and evolution of fossil plants / Thomas N. Taylor, Edith L. Taylor, Michael Krings.

Author/Creator:
Taylor, Thomas N.
Other Title:
Biology and evolution of fossil plants
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, c2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 1230 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Subjects:
Paleobotany.
Plants, Fossil.
Contents:
Introduction to paleobotany, how fossil plants are formed
Precambrian life
Fungi, bacteria, and lichens
Algae
Hornworts and bryophytes
The move to the land
Introduction to vascular plant morphology and anatomy
Early land plants with conducting tissue
Lycophyta
Sphenophytes
Ferns and early fernlike plants
Progymnosperms
Origin and evolution of the seed habit
Paleozoic seed ferns
Mesozoic seed ferns
Late Paleozoic and Mesozoic foliage
Cycadophytes
Ginkgophytes
Gymnosperms with obscure affinities
Cordaitales
Conifers
Flowering plants
Interactions between plants and animals.
Notes:
"Although this book is not technically a second edition, it does include material from The Biology and Evolution of Fossil Plants by Thomas N. Taylor and Edith L. Taylor (1993)"--Pref.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 1049-1197) and index.
Contributor:
Taylor, Edith L.
Krings, Michael.
Taylor, Thomas N.
ISBN:
9780123739728
0123739721
OCLC:
260203732
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