Corpus ID: 133912053

SECRET BEAUTY OF FRESHWATER: ‘‘AQUARIUM MOSSES’’

@inproceedings{Yayinta2017SECRETBO,
  title={SECRET BEAUTY OF FRESHWATER: ‘‘AQUARIUM MOSSES’’},
  author={{\"O}. T. Yayintaş and L. C. Irkin},
  year={2017}
}
  • Ö. T. Yayintaş, L. C. Irkin
  • Published 2017
  • Geography
  • Bryophytes are the oldest of all land plants and are believed to be the closest remaining link between land and aquatic plants. Their soft tissue makes fossil records bleak but the oldest evidence that has so far been found can be dated back to almost 500 million years ago. Spore-like structures of a liverwort were found in Argentinian rock dated to 473-471 million years old. The first evidence of mosses appears much more recently between fossils aged between 299-250 million years old. Due to… CONTINUE READING