Ancient Plants Being a Simple Account of the Past Vegetation of the Earth and of the Recent Important Discoveries Made in this Realm of Nature
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Ancient Plants Being a Simple Account of the Past Vegetation of the Earth and of the Recent Important Discoveries Made in this Realm of Nature

By Marie Carmichael Stopes
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Table of Contents
  • ANCIENT PLANTS
  • Preface
  • Contents
  • CHAPTER I INTRODUCTORY
  • CHAPTER II VARIOUS KINDS OF FOSSIL PLANTS
  • CHAPTER III COAL, THE MOST IMPORTANT OF PLANT REMAINS
  • CHAPTER IV THE SEVEN AGES OF PLANT LIFE
  • CHAPTER V STAGES IN PLANT EVOLUTION
  • CHAPTER VI MINUTE STRUCTURE OF FOSSIL PLANTS—LIKENESSES TO LIVING ONES
    • Principal Types of Plant Cells
  • CHAPTER VII MINUTE STRUCTURE OF FOSSIL PLANTS—DIFFERENCES FROM LIVING ONES
  • CHAPTER VIII PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES I. Flowering Plants, Angiosperms
  • CHAPTER IX PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES II. Higher Gymnosperms
  • CHAPTER X PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES III. The Bennettitales
  • CHAPTER XI PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES IV. The Cycads
  • CHAPTER XII PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES V. Pteridosperms
  • CHAPTER XIII PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES VI. The Ferns
  • CHAPTER XIV PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES VII. The Lycopods
  • CHAPTER XV PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES VIII. The Horsetails
  • CHAPTER XVI PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES IX. Sphenophyllales
  • CHAPTER XVII PAST HISTORIES OF PLANT FAMILIES X. The Lower Plants
  • CHAPTER XVIII FOSSIL PLANTS AS RECORDS OF ANCIENT COUNTRIES
  • CHAPTER XIX CONCLUSION
  • APPENDIX I LIST OF REQUIREMENTS FOR A COLLECTING EXPEDITION
  • APPENDIX II TREATMENT OF SPECIMENS
  • APPENDIX III LITERATURE
  • GLOSSARY
  • FOOTNOTES
  • INDEX
  • Transcriber’s Notes
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