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arborescent lycopods

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Palaeozoic Forests
... are known from intramontane basins. Several authors relate the almost complete extinction of arborescent lycopods to climatic changes (e.g., DiMichele et al. 1992). From the Westphalian onwards ... storage capacity, by a mountainous area will have lead to changes in atmospherical humidity. Arborescent lycophytes and other plants strongly adapted to very stable ecological conditions could apparently ...

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... arborescent lycopods became extinct by the end of the Westphalian. Apart from arborescent forms also herbaceous lycopods are known. These include homosporous forms similar to most modern lycopods ...
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Changes in the flora
... striking was the decline of the arborescent lycopods (Lepidodendron, Sigillaria, etc). This had probably to do with the disappearance of the vast marshes. Only a few arborescent lycopods, being better adapted to dryer circumstances ...

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... Untitled Document MODERN LYCOPODS Tiny lycopod cousins to Lepidodendron and Sigillaria can still be found in West Virginia today, ... in form and habit-- particularly with respect to its arborescent branching. Ground Pine Other Examples of Modern Lycopods: Lycopodium obscurum (Ground Pine) Lycopodidium annotinum (Stiff Clubmoss) || Modern Descendants || Other || Lycopods || Table Of Contents ||

... Sigillaria Sigillaria is the generic name assigned to this ancient arborescent lycopod. It had leaves and roots very similar to its contemporaneous cousin, lepidodendron, but it ... ago) and, like its cousin lepidodendron, often attained heights of over 130 feet. Return to Lycopods Reconstruction of Sigillaria (Drawn by Jerry Jenkins after various sources) From: Plant Fossils of West ...
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