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The Origin and Early Diversification of Land Plants: A Cladistic Study

Series: Smithsonian Series in Comparative Evolutionary Biology

By: Paul Kenrick and Peter R Crane

441 pages, 19 b/w photos, 142 illus, tabs

Smithsonian Books

Paperback | Aug 1997 | #65727 | ISBN: 1560987294
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #65726 | ISBN: 1560987308
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The first comprehensive application of cladistics - a system of defining taxa by shared characteristics to infer evolutionary relationships - to the massive body of data on both living and fossil plants, this book clarifies phylogenetic patterns within and among basal groups of land plants.

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