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- Sack, Lawren, et al. Show all 7 Authors
- American journal of botany 2015 v.102 no.7 pp. 1160-1173
- biogeography; climate; ecosystems; flora; fossils; habitats; leaves; luteinizing hormone; methodology; plant litter; rain forests; Argentina; Australasian region; Australia; South East Asia
- ... • Premise of the study: The diverse early Eocene flora from Laguna del Hunco (LH) in Patagonia, Argentina has many nearest living relatives (NLRs) in Australasia but few in South America, indicating the differential survival of an ancient, trans-Antarctic rainforest biome. To better understand this significant biogeographic pattern, we used detailed comparisons of leaf size and floristics to quant ...