ANATOMICALLY PRESERVED GLOSSOPTERIS STEMS WITH ATTACHED LEAVES FROM THE CENTRAL TRANSANTARCTIC MOUNTAINS, ANTARCTICA.

@article{Pigg1993ANATOMICALLYPG,
  title={ANATOMICALLY PRESERVED GLOSSOPTERIS STEMS WITH ATTACHED LEAVES FROM THE CENTRAL TRANSANTARCTIC MOUNTAINS, ANTARCTICA.},
  author={Kathleen B. Pigg and Thomas N. Taylor},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={1993},
  volume={80 5},
  pages={
          500-516
        }
}
Stems and buds of Glossopteris skaarensis Pigg and buds of G. schopfii Pigg from the Permian Skaar Ridge locality in the central Transantarctic Mountains, Antarctica demonstrate the first anatomically preserved glossopterids known with stem/leaf attachment. Stems of G. skaarensis are 1-12 mm in diameter ( = 3.1 mm) with a broad pith, poorly defined primary xylem, and a zone of secondary xylem up to 6 mm thick. Pycnoxylic wood conforming to Araucarioxylon Kraus is composed of tracheids with uni… CONTINUE READING

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