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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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The past approximately 11,700 years is a critical time because it marks the beginning of the modern climate based on paleobotanical records (McClaran and Van Devender, 1995; Coats et al.
Indeed, most current neobotanists tend to neglect the existing knowledge about the fossil record, almost ignoring the wealth of information potentially available in several paleobotanical collections (e.
A new scenario for the Quaternary history of European beech populations: paleobotanical evidence and genetic consequences.
Drawing on a wide range of evidence, including ethnohistorical, bioarchaeological, environmental, paleobotanical, linguistic, faunal, and various other specialized forms of analysis, they shed new light on seafaring, migration, kinship, religion, conflict, exchange and many other themes that have come to define human interaction in the Caribbean, untangling the complexity of Caribbean societies in the process.
Multidisciplinary studies at Cerro Tapera Vazquez site, Pre-Delta National Park, Argentina: The archaeological, sedimentological and paleobotanical evidence.
Understanding ancient ecosystems, especially in regions or during intervals of time with a dearth of paleobotanical remains, hinges on an understanding of the vertebrates present.
2012): The paleoenvironment of Hispanopithecus laietanus as revealed by paleobotanical evidence from the Late Miocene of Can Llobateres 1 (Catalonia, Spain).
This is quite far from truth, as phylogenetics confirm, not infrequently, some of the major results previously proposed by morphological and paleobotanical data (Schneider et al.
Sadly, major syntheses following Valentine's lead for the marine biota, such as Vermeij's Evolution and Escalation (1987) and Levinton's Genetics, Paleontology and Macroevolution (2001), as well as paleobotanical counterparts such as Karl Niklas's The Evolutionary Biology of Plants (1997), are not mentioned.
As a result, paleobotanical studies in various parts of Iran are essential for recording all traditional medicinal knowledge which was experienced among local people.