Dictionary of Geotourism

2020 Edition
| Editors: Anze Chen, Young Ng, Erkuang Zhang, Mingzhong Tian

Palaeobotany

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-2538-0_1814

Palaeobotany is the study of the patterns of survival, evolution, geographical distribution and species characteristics of plants. Plant fossils are important geological relics, and well-preserved fossils with ornamental value are a crucial geotourism resource.

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