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Podocarpus and other highland plants in eastern Tasmania - relicts from Last Glacial times?

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McPhail, MK and Moscal, A (1981) Podocarpus and other highland plants in eastern Tasmania - relicts from Last Glacial times? Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 115. pp. 1-3. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Podocarpus and other typically highland plants found growing at low elevations on the East Coast are probably relict from last glacial times. Their occurrence demonstrates the importance of plant competition in determining community composition and the need for caution when using modern botanical data to interpret the fossil record.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 1-3
ISSN: 0080-4703
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 27 May 2012 23:09
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:36
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/14129
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