Fossil pollen records of extant angiosperms

  title={Fossil pollen records of extant angiosperms},
  author={J. Muller},
  journal={The Botanical Review},
  • J. Muller
  • Published 2008
  • Biology
  • The Botanical Review
The fossil record for angiosperm pollen types which are comparable to recent taxa is evaluated, following a similar survey published in 1970. Special attention is paid to the dating of the sediments. Evidence for 139 families is considered to be reliable, for others the records are cited as provisional, pending the accumulation of more evidence. Some published records are shown to be erroneous.In the early Cretaceous only types occur indicating the presence of plants ancestral to Magnoliidae… Expand
486 Citations

Figures and Tables from this paper

The identification of fossil angiosperm pollen and its bearing on the time and place of the origin of angiosperms
  • 20
Assessing the Fossil Record of Asterids in the Context of Our Current Phylogenetic Framework1
  • 43
Fossil pollen records of extant angiosperms in China
  • 87
  • Highly Influenced