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Myrtaceae pollen morphology study from Bass Strait islands, Australia, is effective in separating region-specific fossil Myrtaceae pollen types

Adeleye, Matthew; Hopf, Felicitas; Haberle, Simon

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The identification of Myrtaceae pollen to species level in fossil records has challenged palynologists due to the similarity of pollen grains produced by species in this family. Here, we present a pollen morphological study of the Myrtaceae species found in a specific region of southeastern Australia, the islands of the Furneaux Group in Bass Strait, and apply this to fossil pollen records from the same region to confirm its utility in differentiating Myrtaceae pollen to type level. We examined...[Show more]

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Date published: 2020
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/264142
Source: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology
DOI: 10.1016/j.revpalbo.2020.104273

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