A odd “cycad” is an unexpected angiosperm from the Early Cretaceous of Patagonia

Recently a new chapter of my reinvestigation of material from the Early Cretaceous of Argentina has been published in the journal New Phytologist. This is the second work stemming from my visit to the Natural History Museum in London (funded by the marvelous SYNTHESYS scheme), where I had the opportunity give a new look atContinue reading “A odd “cycad” is an unexpected angiosperm from the Early Cretaceous of Patagonia”

Fossil cycad from Patagonia solves the puzzle of the “Byfield Fern”

This post was published on the 17th of May 2017 on my old blog page, and was updated on the 4th of September 2020.    The first tranche of my work for my doctoral thesis has seen the light of publication in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology (and it’s open to everyone). In this article,Continue reading “Fossil cycad from Patagonia solves the puzzle of the “Byfield Fern””

Our work featured on the cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences

I am quite happy to say that our work on the leaflet anatomy of the Zamiaceae has made the front cover of this issue (volume 181 issue 7) of the International Journal of Plant Sciences. The cover is an artistic rendition of the sections of eight out of nine genera of the Zamiaceae imaged usingContinue reading “Our work featured on the cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences”