Book ID: 26216
The Origins of Angiosperms and their Biological Consequences. 1987. 5 figs. numerous tabs. 38 line diagr. X,358 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
Second hand copy. Good condition. -The dramatic radiation of the angiosperms towards the end of the EarlyCretaceous initiated larger changes in terrestrial ecosystems.This bookpresents a new inter-disciplinary perspective on one of the mostsignificant events in the evolution of terrestrial life.In nineintegrated chapters, the authors review alternative hypotheses onangiosperm origins and relationships, the vegetational and faunalchanges following the rise of the angiosperms, and the ecologicalinteractions between angiosperms, pollination vectors, dispersal agentsand herbivores.