new australian conifer living fossil?
KarlMur at ix.netcom.com
Tue Dec 20 00:47:32 EST 1994
In <jsp.1.787488965 at nlh.no> jsp at nlh.no (Jan Wesenberg) writes:
>Some days ago there was a brief message on Norwegian radio about a new
>discovered in Australia this year, the known population counting some
>plants. The discovery was described as sensational, the plant (species?
>genus? higher rank?) was previously thought extinct some 170 mill.
>ago, it was said.
>Can anybody tell what kind of plant this is? It was referred to as a
>species, but this could mean any conifer, I think.
>Hoping for a live Lebachia or Cordaites,
>Agricultural University of Norway
>Dept. of Biology and Nature Conservation
>jan.wesenberg at ibnf.nlh.no
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