A history of plants in fifty fossils / Paul Kenrick.
"An illustrated history of plants presented through the stories of 50 key fossil discoveries"-- Provided by publisher.
Kenrick provides a lively, fully illustrated story of plant life on Earth as revealed through some of the most significant fossil discoveries ever made. Beginning with the origins of plant life in the sea, where photosynthesis first evolved in bacteria, he traces the evolution of land plants, ferns, conifers and their relatives, and flowering plants. Each fossil is depicted with full-color photography alongside narrative explaining its significance and revealing the story behind its discovery. -- adapted from Amazon information.
- ISBN: 9781588346711
- ISBN: 1588346714
- Physical Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Washington, DC : Smithsonian Books, 
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Includes bibliographical references (page 159) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Origins -- Seeds, roots and leaves -- The rise and march of forests -- Friends and foes -- Ancient plants -- Climate and diversity -- Flowers -- Plants and us.
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