Morphologically complex plant macrofossils from the Late Silurian of Arctic Canada.

@article{Kotyk2002MorphologicallyCP,
  title={Morphologically complex plant macrofossils from the Late Silurian of Arctic Canada.},
  author={Michele E Kotyk and James F. Basinger and Patricia G. Gensel and Tim A de Freitas},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  year={2002},
  volume={89 6},
  pages={1004-13}
}
In addition to vegetative remains, fertile remains from ten plants, representing seven distinct taxa whose size and complexity are much greater than most contemporaneous fossils, are reported from late Ludlow (Ludfordian) sediments of Bathurst Island in Nunavut, Canada. Evidence for the age of these beds is gathered from stratigraphic relationships and index fossils including conodonts, graptolites, and brachiopods. Zosterophylls dominate the collection, some of which constitute the earliest… CONTINUE READING
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