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Title The Origins of angiosperms and their biological consequences / edited by Else Marie Friis, William G. Chaloner, Peter R. Crane.

Published Cambridge, Cambridgeshire ; Sydney : Cambridge University Press, 1987.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed ST  561.2 ORIG    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 358 pages, 1 unnumbered page of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Notes "Most of the contributions were presented at a symposium held during the Third International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Sussex, Brighton, England, in August 1985"--Pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction to angiosperms / E.M. Friis, W.G. Chaloner, and P.R. Crane -- The origin of angiosperms /J.A. Doyle and M.J. Donoghue -- Global palaeogeography and palaeoclimate of the Late Cretaceous and Early Tertiary / Judith Totman Parrish -- Mid-Cretaceous to Early Tertiary vegetation and climate / G.R. Upchurch, Jr. and J.A. Wolfe --Vegetational consequences of angiosperm diversification / P.R. Crane -- Time of appearance of floral features / E.M. Friis and W.L. Crepet -- The evolution of insect pollination in angiosperms / W.L. Crepet and E.M. Friis --Interactions of angiosperms and herbivorous tetrapods through time / S.L. Wing and B.H. Tiffney -- Dinosaurs and land plants / M.J. Coe ... [et al.] --Vegetational and mammalian faunal changes in the Early Tertiary of southern England /M.E. Collinson and J.J. Hooker.
Other author Friis, Else Marie.
Chaloner, W. G. (William Gilbert)
Crane, Peter R.
International Congress of Systematic and Evolutionary Biology (3rd : 1985 : University of Sussex)
Subject Angiosperms, Fossil -- Congresses.
Angiosperms -- Congresses.
Paleontology -- Cretaceous -- Congresses.
Paleontology -- Tertiary -- Congresses.
ISBN 052131173X (paperback)