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Re: No Cretaceous rainforests?
Nick P. wrote:
>> "no known Cretaceous floras exhibit rainforest physiognomy" [i.e., features
>> such as large leaf size, smooth leaf margins, and elongate drip-tips on
>> leaves to shed high amounts of rainfall].
> I can think of rainforests that do not show this physiognomy
Temperate rainforest to begin with. There are plenty of those in the
southern reaches of Australia (ie. Victoria where I live, and Tasmania).
Not all rainforests are tropical.
Dann Pigdon Australian Dinosaurs:
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