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The greening of western australian landscapes: The phanerozoic plant record

Peyrot, Daniel; Playford, Geoffrey; Mantle, D J; Backhouse, John; Milne, Lynne; Carpenter, Raymond J.; Foster, Clinton; Mory, A J; MCLOUGHLIN, STEPHEN; Vitacca, Jesse; SCIBIORSKI, JOE; MACK, CHARLOTTE L.; Bevan, Jennifer


Western Australian terrestrial foras frst appeared in the Middle Ordovician (c. 460 Ma) and developed Gondwanan afnities in the Permian. During the Mesozoic, these foras transitioned to acquire a distinctly austral character in response to further changes in the continent’s palaeolatitude and its increasing isolation from other parts of Gondwana. This synthesis of landscape evolution is based on palaeobotanical and palynological evidence mostly assembled during the last 60 years. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the Royal Society of Western Australia
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website


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