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Devonian Floras: A Study of the Origin of Cormophyta

By: EA Newell Arber (Author)

116 pages, b/w illustrations

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jun 2014 | #212870 | ISBN-13: 9781107688452
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About this book

Originally published in 1921, Devonian Floras presents a detailed account 'of the two Devonian land floras'. Illustrative figures and textual notes are incorporated throughout. Devonian Floras will be of value to anyone with an interest in the Devonian period, botany and the history of science.


Contents

Introduction

1. The geological age of the floras
2. The two Devonian floras
3. Recent advances in our knowledge of the morphology and anatomy of members of the Psilophyton flora
4. A discussion of the nature and affinities of the Psilophyton flora
5. Recent advances in our knowledge of the morphology of the Archaeopteris flora
6. The Procormophyta and the origin of the Cormophyta (external morphology)
7. The origin of the stele in the earlier cormophyta

Bibliography
Index


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