Fossil nothofagaceous leaves from the Eocene of western Antarctica and their bearing on the origin, dispersal and systematics of Nothofagus

@article{Haomin2007FossilNL,
  title={Fossil nothofagaceous leaves from the Eocene of western Antarctica and their bearing on the origin, dispersal and systematics of Nothofagus},
  author={Li Haomin and Z. Zhe-kun},
  journal={Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={1525-1535}
}
  • Li Haomin, Z. Zhe-kun
  • Published 2007
  • Biology
  • Science in China Series D: Earth Sciences
  • Fossil leaves resembling Nothofagaceae have been investigated from the Eocene of western Antarctica and a new form genus Nothofagofolia is proposed for these kinds of fossils. Some new specimens belonging to this form genus are described. They were collected from the Fossil Hill locality of Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, South Shetland Islands, western Antarctica. Two new species, two new combinations and an unnamed species are reported. A number of published Nothofagus leaf fossils from… CONTINUE READING
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