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Title Flowering plant origin, evolution & phylogeny / edited by David Winship Taylor & Leo J. Hickey.

Publication Info. New York : Chapman & Hall, [1996]

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Description ix, 403 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Note Papers from a symposium entitled The Origin, Early Evolution, and Phylogeny of Angiosperms held at the American Institute of Biological Sciences meeting at Ames, Iowa, on Aug. 4, 1993.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-386) and index.
Contents Introduction : The challenge of flowering plant history / David Winship Taylor and Leo J. Hickey -- A survey of reticulate venation among fossil and living land plants / Mary Louise Trivett and Kathleen B. Pigg -- A new gnetophyte from the Late Carnian (Late Triassic) of Texas and its bearing on the origin of the angiosperm carpel and stamen / Bruce Cornet -- Wood anatomy of primitive angiosperms : new perspectives and syntheses / Sherwin Carlquist -- Evidence for the earliest stage of angiosperm pollen evolution : a paleoequatorial section from Israel / Gilbert J. Brenner -- The origin and evolution of the angiosperm carpel / David Winship Taylor and Gretchen Kirchner -- Floral structure, development, and relationships of paleoherbs : Saruma, Cabomba, Lactoris, and selected piperales / Shirley C. Tucker and Andrew W. Douglas -- Origin of the angiosperm flower / Leo J. Hickey and David Winship Taylor -- Evidence for and implications of an herbaceous origin for angiosperms / David Winship Taylor and Leo J. Hickey -- Comparison of alternative hypotheses for the origin of the angiosperms / Henry Laconte -- The least specialized angiosperms / Robert F. Thorne -- Molecular phylogenies and the diversification of the angiosperms / Kenneth J. Sytsma and David A. Baum.
Subject Angiosperms, Fossil -- Congresses.
Angiosperms, Fossil.
Angiosperms -- Origin -- Congresses.
Angiosperms -- Origin.
Angiosperms -- Evolution -- Congresses.
Angiosperms -- Evolution.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Added Author Taylor, David W., 1958-
Hickey, Leo J.
American Institute of Biological Sciences. Meeting (1993 : Ames, Iowa)
Added Title Flowering plant origin, evolution, and phylogeny
ISBN 0412053411 alkaline paper