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palaeobotany

(ˌpælɪəʊˈbɒtənɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) the study of fossil plants
palaeobotanical, ˌpalaeoboˈtanic adj
ˌpalaeoˈbotanist n
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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
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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 studies from tropical Africa : relevance to the evolution of forest, woodland and savannah biomes.
Besnard, "Primary domestication and early uses of the emblematic olive tree: palaeobotanical, historical and molecular evidences from the middle east," Biological Reviews, vol.
European Palaeobotanical and Palynological Conference--Guide to Excursion 5: 37-54.
The 'Fern Ledges' site is known mostly for its plant and invertebrate assemblages (Dunlop and Miller 2007; Falcon-Lang and Miller 2007a), and for a late nineteenth to early twentieth century controversy concerning the age of the rocks (Falcon-Lang and Miller 2007b), which was ultimately resolved by Marie Stopes in her classic palaeobotanical memoir on the Upper Carboniferous plants of the site (Stopes 1914).
Palaeobotanical and genetic data indicate the presence of beech refugia in the Balkan Peninsula during the last glaciations (Demesure & al., 1996; Gomory & al., 1999; Comps & al., 2001; Magri & al., 2006; Hatziskakis & al., 2009).
Human impact on the history of Lake Nommejarv, NE Estonia: a geochemical and palaeobotanical study.
To my knowledge, no palaeobotanical studies have been undertaken to lend support to this notion (the palaeoecological work of Saunders et al.
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).