The Miocene floras of Iceland and their significance for late Cainozoic North Atlantic biogeography

@article{Denk2005TheMF,
  title={The Miocene floras of Iceland and their significance for late Cainozoic North Atlantic biogeography},
  author={Thomas Denk and Friðgeir Gr{\'i}msson and Zlatko Kva{\vc}ek},
  journal={Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={149},
  pages={369-417}
}
A large number of plant macrofossils from several Middle to Upper Miocene localities from Iceland have been studied. The fossil material includes four ferns and fern allies, seven conifers, and about 40 species of flowering plants. Betula islandica and Salix gruberi are described as new species. Coniferous twigs previously ascribed to the genus Sequoia are shown to belong to Cryptomeria based on macro-morphological and epidermal features. Fossil plants from Iceland are compared with coeval… 
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