Introduction to the Study of Palæontological Botany
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Introduction to the Study of Palæontological Botany

By John Hutton Balfour
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Table of Contents
  • INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF PALÆONTOLOGICAL BOTANY
  • PREFACE.
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS.
  • LIST OF WOODCUTS.
  • PALÆONTOLOGICAL BOTANY.
    • Determination of Fossil Plants.
    • Mode of Preservation of Fossil Plants.
    • Examination of the Structure of Fossil Plants.
    • Fossiliferous Rocks.
    • Natural Orders to which Fossil Plants belong.
    • Periods of Vegetation among Fossil Plants.
  • FLORA OF THE PRIMARY OR PALÆOZOIC PERIOD.
    • Reign of Acrogens.
    • Flora of the Carboniferous Epoch.
    • Flora of the Permian Epoch.
  • FOSSIL FLORA OF THE SECONDARY OR MESOZOIC PERIOD.
    • Reign of Gymnosperms.
    • Flora of the Trias and Lias Epochs.
    • Flora of the Oolitic Epoch.
    • Flora of the Wealden Epoch.
  • FOSSIL FLORA OF THE TERTIARY OR CAINOZOIC PERIOD,
    • Reign of Angiosperms.
    • Flora of the Chalk.
    • Flora of the Eocene Epoch.
    • Flora of the Miocene Epoch.
    • Flora of the Pliocene Epoch.
    • General Conclusions.
    • Recapitulation.
    • Works on Fossil Botany.
    • EXPLANATION OF PLATES.
  • INDEX.
  • FOOTNOTES:
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