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Plant remains from the Polish Triassic : present knowledge and future prospects

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dc.contributor.author Pacyna, Grzegorz [SAP14004695] pl
dc.date.accessioned 2015-06-29T10:50:58Z
dc.date.available 2015-06-29T10:50:58Z
dc.date.issued 2014 pl
dc.identifier.issn 0001-6594 pl
dc.identifier.uri http://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/10608
dc.language eng pl
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dc.title Plant remains from the Polish Triassic : present knowledge and future prospects pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 3-33 pl
dc.abstract.en The Triassic plant macrofossils of Poland are very poorly known. There are few Triassic rock exposures here, they contain very few plant specimens, there is little scientific interest in the subject, and the rare plant remains found in drill cores are of low stratigraphical significance. The Lower Triassic macroflora is surprisingly poorer taxonomically than coeval European floras, and only single specimens have been found. The flora of the Middle Triassic is even poorer as a result of the Muschelkalk sea transgression. Only the Upper Triassic floras contain many specimens and taxa. The Upper Triassic macrofloras from Polish territory are well known since the early 19th century. Pioneering descriptions of these floras were given by Goeppert and Raciborski. From the Polish Triassic, the seed fern Lepidopteris ottonis (index species for the Rhaetian stage) and Neocalamites lehmannianus (sphenopsid species typical of almost all European Upper Triassic and Lower Jurassic floras) were described for the first time ever. In the 20th century only single specimens were described from outcrops and drill cores. Barbacka revised Lepidopteris ottonis specimens from old collections and described some new material. Palynological research on Triassic strata in Poland intensified from the 1970s on. That work has produced spore-pollen and megaspore zonations for Triassic strata in Poland, but the correlation of the dispersed spores and pollen grains with their parent plants is low. The Polish Triassic flora is comprised of ferns, lycopsids, sphenopsids, cycads, bennettitaleans, ginkgoaleans and conifers. This flora is taxonomically poorer than equally old and geographically close European floras. All available data about Polish Triassic plants fossils are critically summarised in this paper for the first time. The biostratigraphical and lithostratigraphical correlations of Polish Triassic floras with other European Triassic floras are outlined. New macrofloral assemblages for the Lower and Middle Triassic and macrofloral assemblage zones for the Upper Triassic are proposed for Poland. Recent new finds of taxonomically rich, abundant and well-preserved floras accompanying vertebrate remains in Silesia provide an opportunity for comprehensive research on Polish Triassic floras. This should improve our perception of their taxonomy and allow them to be described in evolutionary and palaeoecological contexts. pl
dc.subject.en fossil plants pl
dc.subject.en Triassic pl
dc.subject.en biostratigraphy pl
dc.subject.en Krasiejów pl
dc.subject.en Lepidopteris zone pl
dc.subject.en Poland pl
dc.description.volume 54 pl
dc.description.number 1 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.2478/acpa-2014-0001 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 2082-0259 pl
dc.title.journal Acta Palaeobotanica pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Biologii i Nauk o Ziemi : Instytut Botaniki pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC-ND; otwarte czasopismo; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0; pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / P pl
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