United States

This project is under the direction of Dr. William Crepet. Information on the Paleocene/Eocene and Oligocene floras.

Paleocene/ Eocene

References:

Crepet, W. L. and C. P. Daghlian. 1980. Castaneoid inflorescences from the Middle Eocene of Tennessee and the diagnostic value of pollen (at the subfamily level) in the Fagaceae. American Journal of Botany 67 (5): 739-757.

Crepet, W. L. and C. P. Daghlian. 1982. Euphorbioid inflorescences from the Middle Eocene Claiborne Formation. American Journal of Botany 69 (2): 258-266.

Crepet, W. L., C. P. Daghlian, and M. Zavada. 1980. Investigations of Angiosperms from the Eocene of North America: a new juglandaceous catkin. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 30: 361-370.

Crepet, W. L. and G. D. Feldman. 1991. The Earliest remains of grasses in the fossil record. American Journal of Botany 78 (7): 1010-1014.

Crepet, W. L. and P. S. Herendeen. 1992. Papilionoid flowers from the Early Eocene of southeastern North America. P. S. Herendeen and D. L. Dilcher Eds. Advances in Legume Systematics: 4. The Fossil Record, The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew p.43-55.

Crepet, W. L. and K. C. Nixon. 1989. Earliest megafossil evidence of Fagaceae: phylogenetic and biogeographic implications. American Journal of Botany 76 (6): 842-855.

Crepet, W. L. and D. W. Taylor. 1986. Primitive mimosoid flowers from the Paleocene-Eocene and their systematic and evoutionary implications. American Journal of Botany 73 (4): 548-563.

Taylor, D. W. and W. L. Crepet. 1987. Fossil floral evidence of Malpighiaceae and an early plant-pollinator relationship. American Journal of Botany 74 (2): 274-286.

Zavada, M. and W. L. Crepet. 1981. Investigations of angiosperms from the Eocene of North America: flowers of the Celtidoideae. American Journal of Botany 68 (7): 924-933.

Oligocene

Crepet, W. L. and K. C. Nixon. 1989. Extinct transitional Fagaceae from the Oligocene and their phylogenetic implications. American Journal of Botany 76 (10): 1493-1505.

Daghlian, C. P. and W. L. Crepet. 1983. Oak catkins, leaves and fruits from the Oligocene Catahoula Formation and their evolutionary significance. American Journal of Botany 70 (5): 639-649.

Daghlian, C. P., W. L. Crepet, and T. Delevoryas. 1980. Investigations of Tertiary angiosperms: a new flora including Eomimosoidea plumosa from the Oligocene of eastern Texas. American Journal of Botany 67 (3): 309-320.

Argentina

This project is under the direction of Dr. M. A. Gandolfo. Information on the Argentinean floras can be found here.

Paleocene

Fuety, M. K., M. A. Gandolfo, M. C. Zamaloa, R. Cúneo, and G. Cladera. 2012. Arecaceae fossil fruits from the Paleocene of Patagonia, Argentina. Botanical Review. doi 10.1007/s12229-012-9100-9.

Eocene

Hermsen, E. J., M. A. Gandolfo, and M. C. Zamaloa. 2012. The fossil record of Eucalyptus in Patagonia. American Journal of Botany 99 (8): 1356–1374.