Arborescent lycopod reproduction and paleoecology in a coal-swamp environment of late Middle Pennsylvanian age (herrin coal, Illinois, U.S.A.)

@article{DiMichele1985ArborescentLR,
  title={Arborescent lycopod reproduction and paleoecology in a coal-swamp environment of late Middle Pennsylvanian age (herrin coal, Illinois, U.S.A.)},
  author={William A. DiMichele and Tom L. Phillips},
  journal={Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology},
  year={1985},
  volume={44},
  pages={1-26}
}
Abstract The arborescent lycopods dominated many coal-swamp plant communities of the Middle Pennsylvanian. A relatively small number of important species occurred in coal swamps, each with distinctive ecological requirements reflected in their reproductive biology. The major genera in the late Middle Pennsylvanian age Herrin Coal of the Illinois Basin were Lepidophloios, Lepidodendron sensu L. scleroticum and L. dicentricum, and Paralycopodites, which are dealt with in this study. Sigillaria… 

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