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Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences

The Dawn Angiosperms

Uncovering the Origin of Flowering Plants

Authors: Wang, Xin

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  • Unique work about fossil plants Provides detailed description of pre-historic angiosperms Will trigger many new ideas for research in this field

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This book, besides providing necessary background information and discussions, focuses on the earliest angiosperms: namely those more than 125 million years old. Currently 125 million year old angiosperms, are the oldest to be found - especially in the eyes of European scholars. It proceeds by introducing several interesting angiosperms from the Jurassic and early Cretaceous, including Schmeissneria (early-middle Jurassic, 160-199 million years old (Ma)), Xingxueanthus (middle Jurassic, 160 Ma), Solaranthus (middle Jurassic, 164 Ma), Callianthus (early Cretaceous, 125 Ma), Chaoyangia (early Cretaceous, 125 Ma), Archaefructus (early Cretaceous, 125 Ma), Sinocarpus (early Cretaceous, 125 Ma). Others are currently being processed. These fossils, most of which have hitherto not been published,will uncover many unknown aspects of early angiosperms, and help to solve the mystery surrounding their origin.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Dawn Angiosperms
Book Subtitle
Uncovering the Origin of Flowering Plants
Authors
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Earth Sciences
Series Volume
121
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-01161-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-01161-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-01160-3
Series ISSN
0930-0317
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 238
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