Cercidiphyllum and fossil allies: morphological interpretation and general problems of plant evolution and development.
Sofia: Pensoft, 2010. Octavo, paperback, photographs, line drawings. Cercidiphyllum is a relict angiosperm bringing to us a flavor of Cretaceous Period. Its reproductive morphology was interpreted, in the spirit of the dominant evolutionary paradigm, as inflorescences of reduced flowers represented by solitary pistils and groups of stamens. Evolutionary significance of..... More