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Angiosperm Phylogeny

Information on the different branches and representatives of this phylum.

Angiosperm-like Pollen from the Ammonite-dated Oxfordian Upper Jurassic of France

Describes the discovery of fossil samples that proves the possible existence of ancient representatives of flowering plants in this time period.


Presents the distinguishing characteristics of the members of the phylum.

Biology Online Angiosperms

Provides information on the members of the flowering plants. Includes characteristics and subgroups.

Biores Angiosperms

Offers information and links to resources on the phylum for educators and researchers.

BSCI 124 Lecture Notes Kinds of Plants: Flowering Plants

Offers educational material on the most successful phylum in the plant kingdom. With links to related sites.

Deep Time: A Comprehensive Phylogenetic Tree of Living and Fossil Angiosperms

Presents the rationale, methodologies, meetings and activities of the project.

Dicot-Like Leaf and Flowers from the Late Triassic Tropical Newark Supergroup Rift Zone USA

Presents a paper describing an ancient member of the flowering plants based on fossil evidence. By Bruce Cornet. Angiosperm

Reviews definition, pictures, video, related research topics, and magazine and newspaper articles.

Families of Flowering Plants: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, Information Retrieval

Presents a paper on the subgroups under the phylum. By L. Watson and M.J. Dallwitz.

Floral Gene Resources from Basal Angiosperms for Comparative Genomics Research

Presents a copy of the paper. With list of authors and their emails.

Introduction to the Antophyta

Presents information on the flowering plants including their unique characteristics. With links to related sites.

Leaf Venation and Reproductive Structures of a Late Triassic Angiosperm Sanmiguelia Lewisii

Presents the study conducted by Bruce Cornet on an ancient representative of the phylum.

Nature Works Angiosperms

Offers information on the phylum that comprises around 80% of all plants in the planet.

Origin of Angiosperms

Discusses the developments behind the study of the early history of the flowering plants.

Origin of the Angiosperm Carpel and Stamen

Presents a paper on the evolution of flowering plants following the discovery of a fossil. By Bruce Cornet. The full title of the paper is "A New Gnetophyte from the Late Carnian (Late Triassic) of Texas and its Bearing on the Origin of the Angiosperm Carpel and Stamen.".

Paleontology Portal: Angiosperms

Discusses morphology and links to images of ancient relatives of today's flowering plants.

PinkMonkey Angiosperms Dicotyledons

Provides a study guide on the subject. Includes distinguishing features and major divisions.

Reproductive Morphology and Biology of Sanmiguelia Lewisii and its Bearing on Angiosperm Evolution i

Provides a copy of the paper on one of the early representatives of the flowering plants. By Bruce Cornet. Full title: Reproductive Morphology and Biology of Sanmiguelia Lewisii and its Bearing on Angiosperm Evolution in the Late Triassic.

Tree of Life Angiosperms

Presents an overview of the flowering plants. Includes distinguishing features and phylogenic relationships.

World Wide Flowering Plant Family Identification

Provides an interactive guide to classifying specimens.

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