Book ID: 98169
Plants in Mesozoic Time. Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems. 2010. (Life of the Past). b/w figs. illus. XVI, 373 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
The book showcases research of broad botanical and paleontological interest from the worlds experts on Mesozoic plant life. Each chapter covers a special aspect of a particular plant group, ranging from horsetails to ginkgophytes, from cycads to conifers, and relates it to key innovations in structure, phylogenetic relationships, Mesozoic vegetation, or to animals such as plant-eating dinosaurs. The book's geographic scope ranges from Antarctica and Argentina to the western interior of North America, with studies on the reconstruction of the Late Jurassic vegetation of the Morrison Formation and on fossil conifers from Early Cretaceous deposits in Texas and Utah.