Permo-Triassic palynology and palaeobotany of Zambia: a review

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dc.contributor.author Barbolini, Natasha
dc.contributor.author Bamford, Marion K.
dc.contributor.author Tolan, Stephen
dc.date.accessioned 2016-03-01T09:50:21Z
dc.date.available 2016-03-01T09:50:21Z
dc.date.issued 2016-03
dc.identifier.issn 2410-4418
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10539/19864
dc.description.abstract Permian and Triassic deposits in Zambia have been sporadically researched since the beginning of the 20th century, but there have not been many detailed works on the palaeobotany and palynology of these Karoo-aged rocks. Studies that have been published, suffered from a lack of inter-basinal correlation, which was also hampered by differing stratigraphic subdivisions. We review previous records of palynomorphs, megafloral remains and fossil wood in Zambian Permo-Triassic deposits, present a synthesis of micro- and macrofossil occurrences throughout the country, and propose a standardised subdivision for the Luangwa Valley. This will aid in future correlations between different Karoo basins and act as a framework for future palaeobotanical research in both Zambia and Gondwana. en_ZA
dc.description.sponsorship the Palaeontological Scientific Trust and its Scatterlings of Africa Programmes DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject palaeobotany en_ZA
dc.subject palynology en_ZA
dc.subject Zambia en_ZA
dc.subject Permian en_ZA
dc.subject Triassic en_ZA
dc.subject Karoo en_ZA
dc.title Permo-Triassic palynology and palaeobotany of Zambia: a review en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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