The Biology and Evolution of Fossil Plants / Edition 1

The Biology and Evolution of Fossil Plants / Edition 1

by Thomas N. Taylor, Edith L. Taylor
     
 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780136515890
Publisher:
Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date:
10/28/1992
Pages:
976
Product dimensions:
7.09(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Precambrian Life48
Ch. 3Fungi, Bacteria, and Lichens73
Ch. 4Algae108
Ch. 5Bryophytes135
Ch. 6Terrestrialization of the Land149
Ch. 7The Structure and Organization of Vascular Plants172
Ch. 8Early Land Plants With Conducting Tissue187
Ch. 9Lycopods233
Ch. 10Sphenophytes303
Ch. 11Ferns346
Ch. 12Progymnosperms440
Ch. 13Origin and Evolution of the Seed Habit460
Ch. 14Paleozoic Seed Ferns485
Ch. 15Mesozoic Seed Ferns575
Ch. 16Paleozoic and Mesozoic Foliage589
Ch. 17Cycadophytes609
Ch. 18Ginkgophytes636
Ch. 19Gymnosperms With Obscure Affinities644
Ch. 20Cordaites660
Ch. 21Conifers674
Ch. 22Flowering Plants723
Ch. 23Plant-Animal Interactions804
Glossary831
Bibliography855
Index941

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