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Monday, July 27th

Monday, July 27th, 9:00 am to 10:00 am · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 11: Contributed Papers: Cookson Awards-1
Presiding: Rudolph Serbet, University of Kansas
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July 27th 9:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CIntroduction
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11001July 27th 9:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CAdditional diversity in Early Devonian floras of the Beartooth Butte Formation (Wyoming)
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Oral PaperDattola, Melissa A.; Caruso, Joseph A.; Nauman, Brandon N.; Tomescu, Alexandru MF.Devonian
Fossil
Drepanophycus
Wyoming
11002July 27th 9:30 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CUsing Function to Interpret Patterns in Conifer Cone Evolution
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Oral PaperLeslie, Andrew.Conifer
pollen cone
Seed Cone
functional morphology
11003July 27th 9:45 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CA reassessment of permineralized glossopterid ovulate structures from the Central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica
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Oral PaperRyberg, Patricia E.; Taylor, Edith L..Glossopteridales
Antarctica
Permian
Megasporophyll
permineralization
July 27th 10:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CBreak
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July 27th 10:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CBreak
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Monday, July 27th, 10:15 am to 11:30 am · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 16: Contributed Papers: Cookson Awards-2
Presiding: Linda E. Graham, University of Wisconsin Madison
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16001July 27th 10:30 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CParasitism of a Triassic conifer embryo and pteridosperm seed
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Oral PaperSchwendemann, Andrew B.; Taylor, Thomas N.; Taylor, Edith L..Triassic
embryo
Fungi
parasite
Fossil
Seeds
16002July 27th 10:45 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CEvidence for phylogenetic relationships among conifers: the first organismal concept for an extinct species of Pinus
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Oral PaperKlymiuk, Ashley A.; Stockey, Ruth A.; Rothwell, Gar W..anatomy
Eocene
Pinus
organismal concept
Fossil
Conifer
16003July 27th 11:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CAnatomically preserved fossil moss gametophytes from the Eocene of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
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Oral PaperSteenbock, Christopher M.; Stockey, Ruth A.; Beard, Graham; Tomescu, Alexandru MF.Eocene
moss
Fossil
Tertiary
Permineralized
anatomically preserved
Gametophyte
phyllidia
caulidia
16004July 27th 11:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CThe Roots of Alnus in North America
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Oral PaperJud, Nathan A.; Wing, Scott L..Betulaceae
Fossil
Alnus spp
Biogeography
PETM
Monday, July 27th, 1:00 pm to 5:30 pm · Ballroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level B
Session SY4: Symposium: Genome, Phenome, Environment, and Evolution of Land Plants
Presiding: Yin-Long Qiu, University of Michigan
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SY4001July 27th 1:00 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BTeaching an old liverwort some new tricks- developmental genetics and genomics of Marchantia polymorpha
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationFloyd, Sandra K.; Bowman, John L..Marchantia
Comparative Genomics
embryophytes
transformation
EvoDevo
Class III HD-Zip
SY4002July 27th 1:30 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BBody plans of land plants: Plausible roles of auxin action
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationCooke, Todd J.; Liu, Zhongchi.body plan
charophytes
Auxin transport
land plants
auxin action
SY4003July 27th 2:00 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BPhylogenetic patterns of gene families and relationship with duplication mechanisms and function
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationZhou, Xiaofan; Lin, Zhenguo; Quan, Li; McGovern, Jonathan; Ma, Hong.gene family evolution
low-copy nuclear gene
rapid expansion
SY4004July 27th 2:30 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BThe genetic control of petal development: evidence for homology vs homoplasy
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationKramer, Elena M; Holappa, LD; Puzey, Joshua; Sharma, Bharti.MADs box genes
VIGS
floral evolution
petals
Ranunculaceae
July 27th 3:00 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BBreak
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SY4005July 27th 3:15 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BCell polarity in the protonemata of Physcomitrella patens
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationPerroud, Pierre-François; Quatrano, Ralph S.; Cove, David J..Physcomitrella patens
protonema
tip growth
cell polarity
actin cytoskeleton
SY4006July 27th 3:45 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BA polycomb repressive complex 2 gene regulates apogamy and likely played a role in the evolution of extended diploid generation and branching in land plants
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationOkano, Yosuke; Aono, Naoki; Hiwatashi, Yuji; Murata, Takashi; Nishiyama, Tomoaki; Ishikawa, Takaaki; Kubo, Minoru; Hasebe, Mitsuyasu.
SY4007July 27th 4:15 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BThe early evolution of life cycles in Embryophytes: what do fossils tell us?
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationGerrienne, Philippe; Gonez, Paul.embryophytes
Lower Devonian
life cycle
Fossil
SY4008July 27th 4:45 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BFirst evidence for the functional nature of mycorrhizal fungal associations in an extant early land plant group
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Symposium or Colloquium PresentationBeerling, David, J.; Humphreys, Claire; Bidartondo, Martin, I.; Cameron, Duncan D; Leake, Jonathan, R..liverwort
arbuscular mycorrhiza
nutrient supply
July 27th 5:15 pmBallroom 2/Cliff Lodge - Level BDiscussion
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Monday, July 27th, 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 25: Contributed Papers: Paleozoic Paleobotany-1
Presiding: Wilson A. Taylor, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
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25001July 27th 1:30 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CExperiments simulating fossilization provide clues to the taxonomic affinities of pre-tracheophytic terrestrial fossils
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Oral PaperTomescu, Alexandru MF; Chisholm-Sims, Danza M.; Thran, Andrew E..embryophyte
Fossil
hornwort
lichen
liverwort
Silurian
Spirogyra
thalloid
charophycean
25002July 27th 1:45 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CEvidence that the enigmatic Paleozoic macrofossil Prototaxites formed from wind-rolled liverwort mats
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Oral PaperGraham, Linda E.; Cook, Martha E.; Hanson, David T..Prototaxites
liverwort
25003July 27th 2:00 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CSpore wall ultrastructure of the Devonian form genus Emphanisporites
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Oral PaperTaylor, Wilson A.; Gensel, Patricia G.; Wellman, Charles H..spore
Emphanisporites
Devonian
25004July 27th 2:15 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CA New Fossil Flora from the Mississippian (Visean) Pride Mountain Formation of northern Alabama
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Oral PaperDunn, Michael T.lycopsid
Pride Mountain Formation
Mississippian
Visean
July 27th 2:30 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CBreak
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July 27th 2:45 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CBreak
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Monday, July 27th, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 28: Contributed Papers: Paleozoic Paleobotany-2
Presiding: Genaro Hernandez-Castillo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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28001July 27th 3:00 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CChytrids in zygopterid ferns: evidence from the Upper Pennsylvanian Grand’Croix cherts (Saint-Etienne basin, France)
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Oral PaperKrings, Michael; Taylor, Thomas N.; Galtier, Jean.Carboniferous
Chytridiomycota
Rhizomycelium
Zoosporangium
28002July 27th 3:15 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CWalchian conifer remains from the early Permian of Mexico
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Oral PaperHernandez-Castillo, Genaro R.; Silva-Pineda, Alicia.Permian
Conifer
Mexico
walchian
28003July 27th 3:30 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CAdditional Observations on Buriadia from the Permian of Antarctica
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Oral PaperSerbet, Rudolph; Taylor, Thomas N.; Taylor, Edith L..Buriadia
Antarctica
Permian
morphology
July 27th 3:45 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CDiscussion
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Monday, July 27th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Creekside Patio/Cliff Lodge
Session MX2: Mixer: Paleobotanical Section Mixer
Presiding: Michael T Dunn, Cameron University
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July 27th 5:30 pmCreekside Patio/Cliff LodgePaleobotanical Section Mixer
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Monday, July 27th, 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm · Golden Cliff/Cliff Lodge - Level B
Session BQ1: Banquet: Paleobotanical Society Banquet
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July 27th 7:00 pmGolden Cliff/Cliff Lodge - Level BPaleobotanical Section Banquet
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Tuesday, July 28th

Tuesday, July 28th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Event Tent/Cliff Lodge
Session P2: Contributed Posters: Paleobotany Posters - Tuesday
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P2PB002July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff Lodge
Canceled
Paleoclimate reconstruction of the late Neogene flora from Gray, Tennessee
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionLiu, (Christopher) Yusheng.paleoclimate proxy
Late Neogene
Gray Fossil flora
Tennessee
P2PB004July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgePaleoclimatic reconstruction of the late Neogene flora from Gray, Tennessee
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionLiu, (Christopher) Yusheng; Zavada, Michael.paleoclimate
Gray Fossil flora
Late Neogene
Tennessee
P2PB006July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeComparison of polyvinylsiloxane impression material for use in SEM plant macrofossil analyses
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionHalbrook, Kandres; Smith, Steven; Holbrook, Billie M.; Espiriti , Alva .macrofossil
dental impression
SEM
P2PB008July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeA Novel Technique for Sectioning Hard Fruits, Seeds, and Other Plant Organs for Use in Transmitted or Reflected Light Microscopy (LM)
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionTaylor, Witt; Farruggia, Frank T.; Benedict, John C..anatomy
sclereid
technique
preparation
Fossil
Seed
Fruit
thin-section
P2PB010July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeGrape seeds (Vitis) from the late Neogene Gray Fossil Site, northeast Tennessee
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionGong, Fade; Karsai, Istvan; Liu, (Christopher) Yusheng.Vitis
Gray Fossil flora
Seeds
Morphometrics
Tennessee
Late Neogene
P2PB012July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeDisparate Climate Signals from Plant Megafloras and Palynofloras in the Late Jurassic Morrison Formation, U.S.A
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionBaghai-Riding, Nina L.; Hotton, Carol.Mesozoic
paleoecology
paleoclimate
taphonomy
P2PB014July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeFirst Occurrence of the Fern Thelytperis in the Uinta Basin, Utah, USA: Possible New Species
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionTemme, Thomas; Sandau, Stephen.Uinta Basin
Fern
Thelypteris
Green River Formation
Eocene
P2PB016July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeOccurrence of Cocos like Palm Fruit from the Deccan Intertrappean Beds of Central INDIA.
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionKAPGATE, DASHRATH.fruit shape
P2PB018July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeA new paleoflora from the Miocene Middle Fork Eel River coal-bearing beds, Mendocino County, California, U.S.A
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionErwin, Diane M.; Bartley, Russell H.; Bartley, Sylvia E.; Springer, David J..Neogene vegetation
California
Northern Coast Ranges
palynology
coal
Mendocino County
P2PB020July 28th 5:30 pmEvent Tent/Cliff LodgeDisentangling ecological and phylogenetic signals in leaf venation patterns
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Poster: Paleobotanical SectionGreen, Walton; Hickey, L. J.; Little, Stefan A.; Price, Charles; Weitz, Joshua; Wing, Scott L..leaf traits
leaf architecture
leaf rank
venation
image analysis

Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th, 8:00 am to 10:15 am · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 61: Contributed Papers: Mesozoic Paleobotany-1
Presiding: Brian Axsmith, University of South Alabama
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61001July 29th 8:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CA permineralized gymnosperm trunk with preserved cortex from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica: anatomy and affinities
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Oral PaperDecombeix, Anne-Laure; Taylor, Edith L.; Taylor, Thomas N..Triassic
Antarctica
gymnosperm
trunk
anatomy
61002July 29th 8:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CA Triassic Mystery Solved - Fertile Pekinopteris auriculata
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Oral PaperAxsmith, Brian; Skog, Judith E.. Triassic
ferns
Schizaeales
Pekin Formation
61003July 29th 8:30 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CCuticular analysis of a very diverse Late Triassic Dicroidium assemblage from Antarctica
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Oral PaperBomfleur, Benjamin; Kerp, Hans.Dicroidium
cuticular analysis
Triassic
Transantarctic Mountains
systematic palaeobotany
epidermal anatomy
61004July 29th 8:45 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CLow density araucarian woodlands from the Jurassic of Patagonia
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Oral PaperCuneo, Nestor; Andreis, Renato; Cladera, Gerardo; Escapa, Ignacio.Araucaria
woodlands
Jurassic
Patagonia
61005July 29th 9:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level COsmundaceae in the Mesozoic of Gondwana: new evidence from the Jurassic of Patagonia, Argentina
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Oral PaperEscapa, Ignacio; Cuneo, Nestor.Osmundaceae
Patagonia
Jurassic
systematics
61006July 29th 9:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CSolaranthus: Flower-like Bisexual Reproductive Organs from the Jurassic in China
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Oral PaperZheng, Shaolin; Wang, Xin.Solaranthus
bisexual
flower
Jurassic
Angiosperms
61007July 29th 9:30 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CThe Bennettittales (Cycadeoidales): a preliminary perspective on this arguably enigmatic group.
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Oral PaperCrepet, William; Stevenson, Dennis Wm..Bennettitales
anthophytes
Gnetales
July 29th 10:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CBreak
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Wednesday, July 29th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 65: Contributed Papers: Mesozoic Paleobotany-2
Presiding: Patricia E. Ryberg, University of Kansas
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65001July 29th 10:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CMesozoic Plants and Sauropod Herbivory
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Oral PaperGee, Carole T..Mesozoic
paleobotany
sauropod
dinosaur
herbivory
Equisetum
Araucaria
Conifers
Ginkgo
ferns
cycads
65002July 29th 10:30 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CThe evolution of gnetophytes, Lower Cretaceous evidence from an anatomically preserved seed cone
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Oral PaperRothwell, Gar W.; Stockey, Ruth A..Gnetales
Seed Cone
Fossil
Lower Cretaceous
anatomy
65003July 29th 10:45 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CIs Doylea a cupulate seed fern, a conifer, or neither?
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Oral PaperStockey, Ruth A.; Rothwell, Gar W.; Klymiuk, Ashley A..anatomy
compound cone
Conifer
cupule
Fossil
Ginkgo
Lower Cretaceous
65004July 29th 11:00 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CEarly Cretaceous monocots: a phylogenetic evaluation
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Oral PaperDoyle, James A.; Endress, Peter K.; Upchurch, Garland.Cretaceous
monocots
paleobotany
phylogeny
65005July 29th 11:15 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CPollen clumps and implications on the coevolution of early angiosperms and their pollinators
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Oral PaperHu, Shusheng; Taylor, David W..pollen clumps
coevolution
early angiosperms
pollinators
fecal pellets
Campanian
65006July 29th 11:30 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CPaleoenvironmental signals and biodiversity of permineralized wood from the Campanian Menefee Formation
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Oral PaperBoucher, Lisa.Campanian
Cretaceous
Menefee Formation
wood anatomy
paleoecology
paleoclimate
65007July 29th 11:45 amSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CLa Colonia Formation paleoflora (Maastrichtian, Upper Cretaceous), Chubut, Patagonia, Argentina
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Oral PaperGandolfo, Maria; Cuneo, Nestor.La Colonia Formation
Maastrichtian
Upper Cretaceous
paleoflora
Patagonia
Argentina
Wednesday, July 29th, 1:00 pm to 2:15 pm · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 69: Contributed Papers: Cenozoic Paleobotany-1
Presiding: Lisa Boucher, University of Nebraska Omaha
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69001July 29th 1:00 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CA permineralized fruit with winged seeds from the Deccan Intertrappean sediments of India
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Oral PaperKAPGATE, DASHRATH; Manchester, Steven R.; Chitaley, Shyamala.
69002July 29th 1:15 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CIs it Altingiaceae, Hamamelidaceae, Daphniphyllaceae, or Cercidiphyllaceae?
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Oral PaperWheeler, Elisabeth A.; Baas, P.; Lee, Sung-Jae.wood anatomy
Eocene
Hamamelidaceae
Altingiaceae
Daphniphyllaceae
Cercidiphyllaceae
Saxifragales
69003July 29th 1:30 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CAncient Cyperaceae: evidence for widespread tropical forest sedges from the Eocene of Europe
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Oral PaperSmith, Selena Y.; Collinson, Margaret E.; Simpson, David A.; Rudall, Paula, J.; Marone, Federica; Stampanoni, Marco.Cyperaceae
Eocene
Messel
synchrotron radiation X-ray microtomography
69004July 29th 1:45 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CEvaluation of fossil myxomycetes in amber: a myxomycologists’ perspective
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Oral PaperKeller, Harold W.; Everhart, Sydney E..Myxomycetes
Fossil
amber
July 29th 2:00 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CBreak
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Wednesday, July 29th, 2:15 pm to 3:00 pm · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session 71: Contributed Papers: Cenozoic Paleobotany-2
Presiding: Diane M. Erwin, University of California
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71001July 29th 2:15 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CA new ovulate cone (Cupressaceae: Sequoioideae) from the Appian Way (Eocene), British Columbia, Canada
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Oral PaperRamírez Peña, Dora L.; Hernandez-Castillo, Genaro R.; Stockey, Ruth A.; Beard, Graham.Cupressaceae
Ovulate cone
Eocene
Canada
Permineralized
71002July 29th 2:30 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CCompound leaves and inflorescences and of the extinct Platanus neptuni complex in the Oligocene of Oregon, USA—a biogeographic connection with the Tertiary of Europe
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Oral PaperKvacek, Zlatko; Manchester, Steven R..
71003July 29th 2:45 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CLate Pleistocene fossil plants within a Mobile River terrace near Mount Vernon, Alabama
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Oral PaperStults, Debra; Axsmith, Brian.Pleistocene
fluvial terrace
Mobile-Tensaw Delta
optical luminescence dating
Wednesday, July 29th, 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm · Superior A/Cliff Lodge - Level C
Session M33: Meeting: Paleobotanical Section Business Meeting
Presiding: Genaro Hernandez-Castillo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México
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July 29th 3:30 pmSuperior A/Cliff Lodge - Level CPaleobotanical Section Business meeting
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