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Monday, June 26th

Monday, June 26th, 8:00 am to 9:45 am · Sundance 4/Omni Hotel
Session 1: Contributed Papers: Cookson/Moseley award presentations
Presiding: MICHAEL DUNN, CAMERON UNIVERSITY
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1001June 26th 8:00 amSundance 4/Omni HotelNorth Central Texas Holocene Plant Community Reconstruction
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Oral PaperGreen, Tom.climate
Holocene
Palynology
Phytolith
Pollen
Texas
1002June 26th 8:15 amSundance 4/Omni Hotel50,000 Years of climate inferred using plant macrofossils from packrat (Neotoma spp.) middens in western North America
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Oral PaperHarbert, Robert S; NIXON, KEVIN C..Paleoclimate
CRACLE
Quaternary
climate change
packrats
North America
1003June 26th 8:30 amSundance 4/Omni HotelA 3D digital phytolith reference collection: A tool to improve the utility of GSSC phytoliths for the study of grasses and grassland evolution
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Oral PaperGallaher, Timothy; Senske, Ashly; Marvet, Claire; Desmond, Brian; Akbar, Sultan; Klahs, Phillip; Clark, Lynn; Stromberg, Caroline.Poaceae
Phytolith
Paleobotany
biogeography
Systematics
Geometric morphometrics
anatomy
Fossils
1004June 26th 8:45 amSundance 4/Omni HotelThe First Northern Hemisphere Macrofossil Record of Dacrycarpus (Podocarpaceae) from Miocene of Guiping Basin, Guangxi, South China
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Oral PaperWu, Xinkai; Liu, Xiaoyan; Kodrul, Tatiana; Quan, Cheng; Jin, Jianhua.Dacrycarpus 
Northern Hemisphere
Macrofossil
 Miocene 
Guiping Basin
South China
Podocarpaceae
1005June 26th 9:00 amSundance 4/Omni HotelMummified Fossil Woods from Late Oligocene of Nanning Basin, Guangxi, South China
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Oral PaperHuang, Luliang; Jin, Jianhua; Quan, Cheng; Oskolski, Alexei A..mummified fossil wood
late Oligocene
Nanning Basin
South China
paleoclimatology
1006June 26th 9:15 amSundance 4/Omni HotelA new species of butternut (Juglans sect. Cardiocaryon) from the Miocene of Washington
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Oral PaperSmith, MacKenzie Allan; Manchester, Steven R.Juglans
butternut
Cardiocaryon
Miocene
Washington
1007June 26th 9:30 amSundance 4/Omni HotelFlowers of extinct Salicaceae from the Eocene of western Wyoming
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Oral PaperAllen, Sarah; Alford, Mac; Manchester, Steven R; Judd, Walter.Salicaceae
Homalieae
Eocene
Wyoming
Fossil flowers
Monday, June 26th, 10:15 am to 11:45 am · Sundance 4/Omni Hotel
Session 7: Contributed Papers: Cookson/Moseley award presentations
Presiding: MICHAEL DUNN, CAMERON UNIVERSITY
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7001June 26th 10:15 amSundance 4/Omni HotelEarly Paleocene flowers confirm a deep history for Cunoniaceae in South America
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Oral PaperJud, Nathan A; GANDOLFO, MARIA A; Iglesias, Ari; WILF, PETER.Cunoniaceae
Schizomerieae
Gondwana
Patagonia
Paleocene
Salamanca Formation
Peñas Coloradas Formation
7002June 26th 10:30 amSundance 4/Omni HotelCupressaceae fossil remains from the Late Paleocene of Carneyville, Wyoming
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Oral PaperLI, LONG; Jin, Jianhua; Currano, Ellen D; Manchester, Steven R.Fort Union Formation
late Paleocene
Sequoioxylon
Glyptostrobus
Cupressaceae
Wyoming
7003June 26th 10:45 amSundance 4/Omni HotelEarliest fossil endocarps of Menispermaceae from the Paleocene of eastern Asia
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Oral PaperHan, Meng; Manchester, Steven R; Wu, Xinkai; Jin, Jianhua.Menispermaceae
endocarps
Paleocene
Sanshui Basin
East Asia
7004June 26th 11:00 amSundance 4/Omni HotelInvestigating taxonomic diversity and synonymy among fossil palms from the K-Pg transition of India
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Oral PaperMatsunaga, Kelly K.S.; Manchester, Steven R; Smith, Selena; Srivastava, Rashmi; Kapgate, Dashrath.India
fossil
Cretaceous
Paleogene
K-Pg
Arecaceae
palm
Fruit
7005June 26th 11:15 amSundance 4/Omni HotelInsect herbivore communities tracked the conifer Agathis (Araucariaceae) from Paleogene Patagonia to modern Australasia and Southeast Asia
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Oral PaperDonovan, Michael P.; Labandeira, Conrad C.; WILF, PETER; Iglesias, Ari; Cuno, Rubn.plant-insect associations
herbivory
Gondwana
Patagonia
Paleobotany
7006June 26th 11:30 amSundance 4/Omni HotelSignificance and Systematic Assignment Of Early Platanoid Fossil Woods from the McRae Formation
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Oral PaperParrott, Joan; Upchurch, Jr., Garland.platanoid
Angiosperm woods
Monday, June 26th, 1:30 pm to 3:15 pm · Sundance 4/Omni Hotel
Session 12: Contributed Papers: Cookson/Moseley award presentations
Presiding: JAMES E MICKLE, North Carolina State University
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12001June 26th 1:30 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelAdditional bryophyte diversity in the Lower Cretaceous of Vancouver Island (British Columbia, Canada): an anatomically-preserved tristichous moss
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Oral PaperSavoretti, Adolfina; Bippus, Alexander; Stockey, Ruth; Rothwell, Gar; Tomescu, Alexandru.anatomy
bryophyte
Canada
Cretaceous
fossil
moss
Paleobotany
permineralized
12002June 26th 1:45 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelExploring the relationships of an anatomically-preserved cupressaceous seed cone from the Lower Cretaceous of California
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Oral PaperPfeiler, Kelly C.; Ortiz, Ashley; Kammet, Ashley; Bippus, Alexander C.; Tomescu, Alexandru.Paleobotany
fossil
anatomy
conifers
seed cone
phylogeny
permineralization
evolution
Cupressaceae
Cretaceous
California
ovulate cone
12003June 26th 2:00 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelFoliar Herbivory from the early Middle Triassic Fremouw Formation, Antarctica
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Oral PaperHahn, Zachary; Ryberg, Patricia Elizabeth.Triassic
Dicroidium
Antarctica
herbivory
12004June 26th 2:15 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelVegetative-diversity and patterns of arthropod herbivory in one of the most botanically rich localities in western equatorial Pangea
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Oral PaperKoll, Rebecca; DiMichele, William.Permian
Pangea
12005June 26th 2:30 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelNew Late Permian permineralized glossopterid ovules from the Nimrod Glacier region, Antarctica
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Oral PaperPosey, Nyshele; Ryberg, Patricia Elizabeth.Permian
glossopterids
ovule
Antarctica
12006June 26th 2:45 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelFloral analysis of a Pennsylvanian floodplain ecosystem, Parkville, MO, USA
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Oral PaperKelly, Brooke; Ryberg, Patricia Elizabeth.Pennsylvanian
Missouri
Diversity
Pteridosperms
Sphenophytes
12007June 26th 3:00 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelCharacterizing the Early Devonian plant communities of western North America: the Lochkovian-Pragian Cottonwood Canyon flora of Wyoming
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Oral PaperBippus, Alexander; Tomescu, Alexandru.Early Devonian
fossil
Wyoming
Paleozoic
compressions
tracheophytes
Paleobotany
Monday, June 26th, 3:45 pm to 5:30 pm · Sundance 4/Omni Hotel
Session 16: Contributed Papers: Cookson/Moseley and Paleozoic paleobotany
Presiding: JAMES E MICKLE, North Carolina State University
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16001June 26th 3:45 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelEarly hints of structural complexity: a new euphyllophyte from the Lower Devonian of Quebec
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Oral PaperToledo, Selin; Bippus, Alexander C.; Tomescu, Alexandru.Progymnosperms
Euphyllophytes 
Stenokoleales
Devonian
Early Devonian
Emsian
Plant Anatomy
Trimerophytes
Seed plants
fossil
Paleobotany
16002June 26th 4:00 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelSpore size, sporangium size, plant architecture, and the evolution of plant reproductive allocation over the Devonian
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Oral PaperBonacorsi, Nikole; Leslie, Andrew B.Devonian
heterospory
sporangium
euphyllophytes
lycophytes
16003June 26th 4:15 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelNew fossils from the Battery Point Formation of Gaspé (Quebec, Canada) expand the anatomical diversity of Early Devonian euphyllophytes
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Oral PaperBickner, Maya; Toledo, Selin; Tomescu, Alexandru.euphyllophyte
fossil
Paleobotany
Devonian
Canada
tracheophyte
anatomy
xylem
stele
Emsian
16004June 26th 4:30 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelMicroconchid-plant interactions in the Early Devonian wetlands of Wyoming (Beartooth Butte Formation, Lochkovian-Pragian)
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Oral PaperDorn, Shanelle; Abidi, Shayda; Bippus, Alexander; Matsunaga, Kelly K.S.; Tomescu, Alexandru.Devonian
fossil
Paleobotany
plant-animal interactions
paleoecology
wetland
microconchid
16005June 26th 4:45 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelThe Windyfield chert (Lower Devonian, Scotland): Exceptional preservation of chytrid-like fungi and fungal interactions with charophytes
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Oral PaperHarper, Carla J; Krings, Michael; Taylor, Edith L.fossil fungi
green algae
interactions
Chytridiomycota
parasitism
Rhynie chert
16006June 26th 5:00 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelPrimary producers in the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert: Cyanobacteria and eukaryotic microalgae
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Oral PaperKrings, Michael; Harper, Carla J; Taylor, Edith L.Devonian
Rhynie chert
Cyanobacteria
Algae
Microbial mat
Ecology
16007June 26th 5:15 pmSundance 4/Omni HotelDissecting the Devonian Explosion: an Emsian leap in anatomical diversity suggests biphasic rise in euphyllophyte disparity
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Oral PaperTomescu, Alexandru.tracheophyte
vascular plant
disparity
Devonian
macroevolution
anatomy
Morphology
xylem anatomy
xylem
euphyllophyte
Emsian
Monday, June 26th, 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm · Exhibit Hall/Omni Hotel
Session P: Contributed Posters: Paleobotany posters
Presiding: Wilson Taylor,
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PPB001June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelLate Cretaceous amber in Texas: A preliminary study
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Poster: PaleobotanyFriedman, Virginia; Lambert, Joseph B.; Nguyen, Truongan V..Amber
Cretaceous
Texas
Cenomanian
PPB002June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelLate Cretaceous angiosperm leaves from Olmos Formation (upper Campanian), Coahuila, Mexico
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Poster: PaleobotanyCenteno, Naylet; Estrada-Ruiz, Emilio; Porras-Mzquiz, Hctor.Cretaceous
Angiosperm
Olmos Formation
PPB003June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelDoes size matter? A minute chytrid-like organism from the Rhynie chert
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Poster: PaleobotanyHarper, Carla J; Krings, Michael; Taylor, Thomas N; Taylor, Edith L.fossil fungi
Chytridiomycota
Devonian
interactions
saprotroph
PPB004June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelNewly Identified plant fossils from the Miocene Brandywine flora of Maryland, U.S.A
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Poster: PaleobotanyStults, Debra; Axsmith, Brian J..Brandywine Formation
Late Miocene
Mid-Atlantic Coastal Plain
PPB005June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelFirst record of Marsilea from the Olmos Formation (upper Campanian), Coahuila, Mexico
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Poster: PaleobotanyEstrada-Ruiz, Emilio; Centeno, Naylet; Aguilar-Arellano, Felisa.Aquatic fern
upper Campanian
Olmos Formation
Coahuila
PPB006June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelA Ginkgophyte from the Late Triassic of North Carolina, USA
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Poster: PaleobotanyMICKLE, JAMES E.Triassic
ginkgophyte
fossil
PPB007June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelYakima Canyon, WA, USA: An anatomically preserved fossil flora from the middle Miocene
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Poster: PaleobotanyDoan, Shannon C; PIGG, KATHLEEN; DEVORE, MELANIE.Paleobotany
Miocene
Yakima Canyon
permineralized
Washington
PPB008June 26th 5:30 pmExhibit Hall/Omni HotelImplications of a palynological sample from Bowie River, Mississippi
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Poster: PaleobotanyBAGHAI-RIDING, NINA LUCILLE; Axsmith, Brian J.; Davis, Kendal; Allison, Raven.Bowie River
Hattiesburg Formation
Miocene
palynomorphs
Monday, June 26th, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm · Texas Ballroom Foyer/Omni Hotel
Session MX2: Mixer: Paleo Mixer
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June 26th 6:30 pmTexas Ballroom Foyer/Omni HotelPaleo Mixer
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Monday, June 26th, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm · Texas Ballroom G/Omni Hotel
Session BQ1: Banquet: Paleo Banquet
Presiding: Wilson Taylor,
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June 26th 7:30 pmTexas Ballroom G/Omni HotelPaleo Banquet
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Tuesday, June 27th

Tuesday, June 27th, 8:00 am to 9:45 am · Sundance 3/Omni Hotel
Session 17: Contributed Papers: Paleozoic and Mesozoic paleobotany
Presiding: Anne-Laure Decombeix, CNRS
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17001June 27th 8:00 amSundance 3/Omni HotelBipolar or not that’s the question: earliest spermatophyte growth habit into question
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Oral PaperPrestianni, Cyrille; Decombeix, Anne-Laure.Devonian
Spermatophytes
Bipolar
Carboniferous
Lignophytes
17002June 27th 8:15 amSundance 3/Omni HotelOne Cone, Two Genders: A bisexual cordaitean from the Late Pennsylvanian of Iowa
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Oral PaperRaymond, Anne; Costanza, Suzanne.bisexual Cordaitean cone
Late Pennsylvanian
gnetalean
phylogeny
evolution
17003June 27th 8:30 amSundance 3/Omni HotelWhat is the functional significance of the unusual cambial development in Vertebraria (Glossopteridales) roots? Some geometrical and mechanical clues
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Oral PaperDecombeix, Anne-Laure; Rowe, Nick P; Serbet, Rudolph; Taylor, Edith L.Permian
Glossopteridales
Antarctica
anatomy
root
development
17004June 27th 8:45 amSundance 3/Omni HotelIsotopic characterization of plant-fungus interactions in modern and fossil woods
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Oral PaperGulbranson, Erik L; Harper, Carla J.isotopes
fossil fungi
wood decay
Permian
Triassic
Antarctica
17005June 27th 9:00 amSundance 3/Omni HotelCyacas-like seeds in the Bajocian Stage of the Middle Jurassic
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Oral PaperRothwell, Gar; Stockey, Ruth; Stevenson, Dennis.Cycad seed
Cycadaceae
fossil
Jurassic
Haida Gwaii, Canada
17006June 27th 9:15 amSundance 3/Omni HotelNew whole plant reconstructions from Patagonia shed light on the biology, phylogeny, and biogeography of the conifer family Cheirolepidiaceae
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Oral PaperESCAPA, IGNACIO HERNAN; Leslie, Andrew B.Jurassic
Cheirolepidiaceae
Pararaucaria
conifers
Patagonia
17007June 27th 9:30 amSundance 3/Omni HotelAn integration of fossils, phylogeny, and disparity: Reconstructing the Cretaceous radiation of Cornales
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Oral PaperAtkinson, Brian A.phylogenetics
Morphological disparity
Cretaceous
Morphospace
Fossils
Tuesday, June 27th, 10:15 am to 12:00 pm · Sundance 3/Omni Hotel
Session 25: Contributed Papers: Cretaceous/Cenozoic/collections paleobotany
Presiding: Anne-Laure Decombeix, CNRS
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25001June 27th 10:15 amSundance 3/Omni HotelLeaf and inflorescence evidence for near-basal Araceae in the latest Albian (mid-Cretaceous) of Spain
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Oral PaperSender, Luis Miguel; Doyle, James A.; Upchurch, Jr., Garland; Villanueva-Amadoz, Uxue; Diez, Jose Bienve.angiosperms
Monocots
Araceae
Cretaceous
Paleobotany
phylogeny
25002June 27th 10:30 amSundance 3/Omni HotelElucidating foliar features for identifying Urticaceae in the fossil record
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Oral PaperNYANDWI, ALPHONSE; DEVORE, MELANIE; PIGG, KATHLEEN.
25003June 27th 10:45 amSundance 3/Omni HotelA new Upper Cretaceous araucarian seed cone from the Brannen Lake locality (Campanian) of Vancouver Island, British Columbia
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Oral PaperStockey, Ruth; Rothwell, Gar.Araucaria
Cretaceous
fossil
seed cone
conifer
25004June 27th 11:00 amSundance 3/Omni HotelA New Densely Armored Ericalean Floral Taxon from the Turonian of New Jersey USA
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Oral PaperCrepet, William Louis; Weeks, Andrea; NIXON, KEVIN C..Cretaceous
armour
Ericales
Fossil flowers
25005June 27th 11:15 amSundance 3/Omni HotelExtinct anacardiaceous samaras and sumac-like leaves from the Eocene of western North America
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Oral PaperManchester, Steven R.Green River Formation
Paleobotany
fossil
Anacardiaceae
samaroid fruit
25006June 27th 11:30 amSundance 3/Omni HotelForest to desert or forest to forest: how the character of climate change affects lineage survivorship in the context of dispersal adaptations
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Oral PaperSimpson, Andrew G.; Axsmith, Brian J..
25007June 27th 11:45 amSundance 3/Omni HotelUniversity of Kansas paleobotany collections: An inventory of geological and paleobotanical diversity
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Oral PaperSerbet, Rudolph; Taylor, Edith L.collections
Paleobotany
Kansas
fossil plants
Antarctica

Wednesday, June 28th

Wednesday, June 28th, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm · Sundance 1/Omni Hotel
Session M32: Meeting: Paleobotanical Section Business Meeting
Presiding: Wilson Taylor,
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June 28th 5:30 pmSundance 1/Omni HotelPaleobotanical Section Business Meeting
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