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  • A recently discovered fossil group, the Pteridospermae (see PALAEOBOTANY) have characters intermediate between the Ptendophyta and the more primitive seedplants.
  • The subject of palaeontological botany (see Palaeobotany) has been advanced by the researches of both botanists and geologists.
  • In recent years the science of vegetable palaeontology has been given the distinct name of Palaeobotany, so that " palaeontology e' among biologists mainly refers to zoology; but historically the two cannot be disconnected.
  • In the meantime the foundations of palaeobotany were being laid (1804) by Ernst Friedrich von Schlotheim (1764-1832), (1811) by Kaspar Maria Sternberg (1761-1838) and (1838) by Theophile Brongniart (1801-1876).
  • (See Palaeobotany.) The subjoined list included the larger standard works on algae, together with a number of papers to which reference is made in this article.

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