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Fossil Plants (4-Volume Set): A Text-Book for Students of Botany and Geology

Series: Fossil Plants

By: A C Seward

2372 pages, illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Mar 2011 | #186859 | ISBN-13: 9781108015998
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About this book

This set contains all four volumes of this classic work, published between 1898 - 1919.


Contents

Volume 1: Preface; Part I. General: 1. Historical sketch; 2. Relation of palaeobotany to botany and geology; 3. Geological history; 4. The preservation of plants as fossils; 5. Difficulties and sources of error in the determination of fossil plants; 6. Nomenclature; Part II. Systematic: 7. Thallophyta; 8. Bryophyta; 9. Pteridophyta (vascular cryptograms); 10. Equisetales (continued); 11. Sphenophyllales; Bibliography; Index. Volume 2: 12. Spenophyllales (continued from volume 1); 13. Psilotales; 14. Lycopodiales; 15. Arborescent lycopodiales; 16. Sigillaria; 17. Stigmaria; 18. Bothrodendreae; 19. Seed-bearing plants closely allied to members of the Lycopodiales; 20. Filicales; 21. Fossil ferns. 22. Marattiales (fossil); 23. Psaronieae; 24. Ophiglossales (fossil); 25. Coenopterideae; 26. Hydropterideae and Sagenopteris; 27. Genera of Pteridosperms, ferns, and plantae incertae sedis; Bibliography; Index. Volume 3: 28. Cycadales (recent); 29. Pteridospermeae (continued from volume 2); 30. Medulloseae, Steloxyleae; 31. Pteridospermeae (foliage and seeds); 32. Cycadofilices; 33. Cordaitales; 34. Cordaitales (continued); 35. Palaeozoic Gymnospermous seeds; 36. Cycadophyta (fossil); 37. Cycadophyta (fossil) (continued); 38. Cycadophyta; 39. Cycadophyta (fronds); Bibliography; Index. Volume 4: 40. Ginkgoales; 41. Genera believed to belong to the Ginkgoales but which on the available evidence cannot be referred without hesitation to that group; 42. Genera of uncertain position; 43. Coniferales (recent); 44. Coniferales (fossil); 45. Coniferales (continued); 46. Coniferales (continued); 47. Coniferales (continued); 48. Coniferales (continued); 49. Coniferales (continued); 50. Coniferales incertae sedis; 51. Podozamites and Nageiopsis: genera incertae sedis; 52. Gnetales; Bibliography; Index.


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