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Chapter 5: Evolution and the fossil record
... Chapter 5: Evolution and the fossil record Figure 1. Casts of Nypa fruits. Eocene of Great Britain. Photo courtesy and copyright University ... habitats that lend themselves to fossil formation; thus, it is not surprising that early fossils of such a species are present. Another extant genus represented in the fossil record as pollen is Acrocomia ...

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... and many plant seeds are extremely tough, providing perfect material to be preserved in the fossil record. By contrast, the pollen and seeds of orchids are typically extremely delicate. “Unlike any ... Museum of Natural History, “there just isn’t any reliable fossil record. With other groups you can find a fossil and conclude that the group must be at least that old or ...

Division Trimerophytophyta
Division Trimerophytophyta Division TrimerophytophytaTrimerophyta specimens are believed to have evolved directly from Rhyniophyta and are found in the fossil record of 360 million years ago. Slightly more advanced, they were leafless but branched more profusely than Rhyniophyta. Some branches terminated in an elongated sporangium. Return to Main Menu Fossil Plants

Flora of China Foreword
... survived in China. Therefore, knowledge of the flora of China is essential for interpreting the fossil record and understanding the vegetational history of North America, Europe, and elsewhere in Asia, for protecting ...

The Cycad Pages
... Roots and Nitrogen Fixation - a critical aspect of cycad ecology History - cycad evolution and the fossil record Geography and distribution - where cycads grow; why they are there Cycad Genomics - evolution of cycad ...

About the PLANTS Classification Report | USDA PLANTS
... are arranged in presumptive phylogenetic order within each kingdom, with those appearing earliest in the fossil record listed first. Names below are alphabetical within each Division regardless of rank or phylogeny (and ... Hidden Partners: Mycorrhizal Fungi and Plants
... land plants live in some association with mycorrhizal fungi. Mycorrhizal associations are seen in the fossil record and are believed to be one of the contributing factors that allowed early land plants ... John T. Mickel Profile
... of tropical America: Anemia, a primitive genus of about 110 species and known in the fossil record for 150 million years, and Elaphoglossum, one of the largest and most specialized fern genera ...
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Open Directory - Science: Biology: Mycology: Lichens
... . Information about Lichens - Description, structure, and environmental importance. Introduction to Lichens - Information about lichens including fossil record, life history, ecology, morphology and systematics. Invasion of Pollution-tolerant Lichens - Research on the distribution ...

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