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Podocarpus and other highland plants in eastern Tasmania - relicts from Last Glacial times?
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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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.
|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|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
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|Date Deposited:||27 May 2012 23:09|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:36|
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