palaeobotany

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palaeobotany

(ˌpælɪəʊˈbɒtənɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) the study of fossil plants
palaeobotanical, ˌpalaeoboˈtanic adj
ˌpalaeoˈbotanist n

paleobotany, palaeobotany

the branch of paleology that studies fossil plants, especially their origin, structure, and growth. — paleobotanist, palaeobotanist, n.paleobotanic, palaeobotanic, paleobotanical, palaeobotanical, adj.
See also: Fossils
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palaeobotany - the study of fossil plantspalaeobotany - the study of fossil plants    
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
palaeodendrology, paleodendrology - the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
palaeobiology, paleobiology - a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
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Palaeobotanical finds included cereal grains from soft wheat (Triticum aestivum), barley and rye, as well as weed grasses.
Human impact on the history of Lake Nommejarv, NE Estonia: a geochemical and palaeobotanical study.
The younger Tertiary deposits in the Gozdnica region (SW Poland) in the light of recent palaeobotanical research.
The origin and early evolution of tracheids in vascular plants: integration of palaeobotanical and neobotanical data.
Sources include textiles and textile tools, as well as iconography, written sources, and palaeobotanical and archaeozoological remains.
They were the products of many years of controlled firing (although Bill does not venture into palaeobotanical evidence to establish when the firing regime began).
Results of the palaeobotanical study at the Solova site reflect traces of the first vegetation succession and postglacial tree limit dynamics in Estonia after the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM), giving therefore valuable information not only about a local-scale palaeoenvironment, but also about palaeoclimatological shifts in a regional scale.
Therefore it is hard to define their chronological position by palaeobotanical records only.
Coal-ball floras of Maritime Canada and palynology of the Foord seam: geologic, palaeobotanical and palaeoecological implications.
The beans were retrieved by a specialized palaeobotanical flotation machine, which uses water to separate carbonized matter from the excavated soil without damaging the fragile evidence.
19 The origin of the modern Amazon rainforest: implications of the palynological and palaeobotanical record (Carlos Jaramillo, Carina Hoorn, Silane A.