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by Paul Davis,Paul Kenrick

  • Author: Paul Davis,Paul Kenrick
  • ISBN: 0643091319
  • ISBN13: 978-0643091313
  • ePub: 1488 kb | FB2: 1190 kb
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: CSIRO Publishing (December 2004)
  • Pages: 192
  • Rating: 4.2/5
  • Votes: 560
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Fossil Plants ePub download

Paul Kenrick and Paul Davis are paleobotanists with The Natural Hist ory Museum, London. I thouroughly enjoyed this treatment of the fossil history of plants.

Paul Kenrick and Paul Davis are paleobotanists with The Natural Hist ory Museum, London. Kenrick is author of The Origin and Diversification of Land Plants, and Davis is the author of Wild Orchids of Britain and Europe. The book is very tuned to the casual reader, but also gives solid info on plants such as Calamites (an extinct horsetail), Lepidodendrons, Glossopteris, and many others. I read it to the last page and will keep it around to refer to. Fills a niche that has been somewhat neglected.

Davis, Paul and Kenrick, Paul; Fossil Plants. Smithsonian Books (in association with the Natural History Museum of London), Washington, . php?title Archaeopteris macilenta&oldid 924038503".

By Paul Kenrick and Paul Davies. The included photographs present these ancient, sometimes delicate, pieces of shale in a unique way, and Kenrick and Davies explain both what they were and what story they tell about the past. Also by Paul Kenrick. See all books by Paul Kenrick. Inspired by Your Browsing History.

This publication focuses on plant fossils and is illustrated throughout with photographs of contemporary and ancient plant specimens. The text traces the origins of today's plants, comparing ancient forms with their modern counterparts. Plant fossils are used in palaeontology to help reconstruct bygone eras, looking back through layers of organic remains to determine past climates and the very landscape of ancient Earth.

Paul Kenrick and Paul Davis are paleobotanists with The Natural History Museum, London.

Kenrick and Davies trace the evolution of land plants, ferns, conifers, and their relatives, the flowering plants. Interwoven are snapshots of landscapes and environments of various periods, focusing on plant and animal interactions. Paul Kenrick and Paul Davis are paleobotanists with The Natural History Museum, London.

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Fossil Plants tracks and illustrates their evolution from the depths of Precambrian time through the coal forests to the colouring of the land by flowering plants. For the interested amateur or student this is an ideal introduction to the history and origins of the green stuff that ultimately keeps us all going. Paul Kenrick and Paul Davis. Natural History Museum, London.

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216 pp. London: The Natural History Museum. amp;dav I s, p. 216 pp. This offering from the Natural History Museum is.