paleobotanist


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pa·le·o·bot·a·ny

 (pā′lē-ō-bŏt′n-ē)
n.
The branch of paleontology that deals with plant fossils and ancient vegetation.

pa′le·o·bo·tan′ic (-bə-tăn′ĭk), pa′le·o·bo·tan′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
pa′le·o·bo·tan′i·cal·ly adv.
pa′le·o·bot′a·nist n.
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Laura Dern, 48, played paleobotanist Dr Ellie Sattler, who escaped the island alive.
In a comparison of different flowers from the Cretaceous period, from 145 million to 66 million years ago, paleobotanist Else Marie Friis of the Swedish Museum of Natural History in Stockholm and her colleagues described a range of botanical surprises.
Because they were petrified, and in many cases replaced with silica, much of their internal anatomy was fossilized, sometimes at a near cellular level," says Kirk Johnson, a paleobotanist and director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.
Hammond invites paleontologist Dr Alan Grant (Sam Neill), paleobotanist Dr Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and chaos mathematician Dr Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) to tour the island in the company of his grandchildren Tim (Joseph Mazzello) and Lex (Ariana Richards).
We have big organisms living on land a lot further back than we thought before," Discovery News quoted study author Gregory Retallack, a geologist and paleobotanist at the University of Oregon, as saying.
Hester Holland's 1925 story "Dorner Cordaianthus," a sort of Jurassic Park-narrative with plants, evokes a specifically Darwinian unease, as the mad paleobotanist believes that "a theory that the missing link between human beings and the rest of the living world would eventually be established through plants" (Cassaba 62).
Based on finds of several kinds of cereals at Qalat Jarmo in eastern Iraq and encouraged by a remark by paleobotanist Sauer, Braidwood questioned the common assumption that the appearance of domesticated cereals in the Near East was linked with bread making.
Ralph Chaney, paleobotanist at UC Berkeley, named it the "dawn redwood" and brought trees back to California in 1948.
Wolfe and Wehr 1987), leading to a series of papers with a broader regional view, often inspired by talented amateur American paleobotanist Wes Wehr's promotion of Okanagan Highlands paleontology (e.
He invites paleontologist Dr Alan Grant (Sam Neill), paleobotanist Dr Ellie Sattler (Laura Dern) and chaos mathematician Dr Ian Malcolm (Jeff Goldblum) to tour the island along with his grandchildren, but when head computer programmer Dennis Nedry (Wayne Knight) cuts the power so he can escape with priceless dinosaur embryos, the temporary outage allows the beasts, including a Tyrannosaurus Rex, to run amok.
Paleobotanist Kirk Johnson is co-author of a recent study concluding that dinosaurs went extinct after an asteroid crashed into Mexico 65.