Australia: The Land Where Time Began

A biography of the Australian continent 


  1. Abrupt Change in Vegetation in Southeast Australia following Megafaunal Extinction in the Late Quaternary
  2. Aestivation in the Kwongan Flora
  3. Allelopathy
  4. Ancient Human Influences on the Evolution of Baobab Trees and Distribution in Australia – New Genetic and Linguistic Analysis
  5. Angiosperms
  6. Angiospermy
  7. Aridification
  8. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - A 300-Million-Year record from Plant Cuticles
  9. Australian Cretaceous Vegetation - macrofossils
  10. Australian Cretaceous Vegetation - microfossils
  11. Australian Palaeobotany & Palaeoclimate - Tertiary 
  12. Australian Plant Communities – Palaeocene
  13. Australian Plant Communities – Early Eocene
  14. Australian Plant Communities – Middle to Late Eocene
  15. Australian Plant Communities – latest Eocene-earliest Oligocene
  16. Australian Plant Communities – Early Oligocene-late Early Miocene
  17. Phytogeography of Australia in the Tertiary - an overview
  18. Australian Tertiary Phytogeography
  19. Australian Vegetation Types
  20. Biocrust-Forming Mosses – Mitigating Negative Impacts on Dry-Land Ecosystem Multifunctionality of Impacts of Increasing Aridity
  21. Biological Duricrust
  22. Biotic Homogenisation is Promoted by Gains of Native Species Over 4 Decades in a Human-Dominated Landscape
  23. Botanical History
  24. Carbon Dioxide Sequestering in Botany Bay
  25. Carnivorous Plants of the Kwongan Flora
  26. Cenozoic Vegetation in Tasmania
  27. Chenopod Shrublands
  28. Cloud Stripping in Tropical Rainforests (Occult Stripping) - trees worth more alive than dead
  29. Clubmoss
  30. Dark Survival in a Warmer a World
  31. Defoliation of Interior Douglas-fir Elicits Carbon Transfer and Stress Signalling to Neighbouring Ponderosa Pine Trough Ectomycorrhizal Networks
  32. Dauciform roots
  33. Delayed Shoot Growth, Elevated Taproot Growth in the Kwongan Flora
  34. Devonian Flora
  35. Dicroidium Flora
  36. Dry Rainforest
  37. Dry Rainforest - the Far North
  38. Early Tertiary Macrofloras
  39. Ecosystems
  40. Eucalyptus Flowering Phenology Identified as sensitive to Climate from herbarium records
  41. Floras of Ancient Australia
  42. Fossil Tea-trees - Victoria
  43. Fungi
  44. Rise of the Fungi
  45. Giant Clubmoss Flora
  46. Glossopteris Flora
  47. Holocene Vegetation
  48. Ice Age Biotas
  49. Kurnell Fen Coastal Wetland
  50. Kwongan Sandplain Flora, Western Australia
  51. Lake Baraba - A Vegetation & Fire History Going Back More Than 43,000 Years
  52. Mycorrhizal Associations
  53. Micro-stilt Roots in the Kwongan Flora
  54. Mineral Loading of Seeds in the Kwongan Flora
  55. Miocene Flora
  56. Mulga Woodland
  57. Neogene
  58. Nitre Bush
  59. Nitrogen fixing in the Kwongan Flora
  60. Nothofagus
  61. Oligo-Miocene Coal Floras of SE Australia
  62. Australia's Fossil Pollen Record
  63. Palaeohabitats and Mammalian History
  64. Parasitic Plants of the Kwongan Flora
  65. Pangaea in the Early Permian – Biological and Physical Evidence for Extreme Seasonality in Central Pangaea
  66. Plant Species found in Subtropical Rainforests
  67. The Invasion of the Land by Plants in the Devonian Caused Climate Change
  68. Podocarpaceae
  69. Proteoid roots in the Kwongan Flora
  70. Quaternary Vegetation
  71. Rainforest
  72. Rainforest-Cape York Peninsula
  73. Receptaculitids
  74. Relict Jurassic Forest
  75. Riparian woodlands
  76. Resurrection Plants
  77. Rhacopteris Flora
  78. Saltbush
  79. Simpson Desert Flora
  80. Softwood Scrubs
  81. Spinifex Alliances
  82. Spinifex Grassland
  83. The absence of succulents from Australia
  84. Talbragar Fish Bed Flora
  85. Global Tropical Forests – Seasonality Constrained by Hydroclimate
  86. Transfer of Carbohydrate through root grafts to support shaded trees
  87. Tree-Mycorrhizal Fungus Interaction Networks – Topology in Xeric and Mesic Forests of Douglas-fir
  88. Tussock Grasslands
  89. Vegetation Change on a Large Scale
  90. Vegetation of Dunes
  91. Wollemi Pine
  92. Woodlands of Australia

Floras of Ancient Australia

Sources & Further reading

  1. Mary E. White, The Greening of Gondwana, the 400 Million Year story of Australian Plants, Reed, 1994
  2. Mary E White, After the Greening, The Browning of Australia, Kangaroo Press, 1994
  3. Penny Van Oosterzee, The Centre - The Natural history of Australia's Desert Regions, Reed Australia, 1993
  4. Hill, Robert S., (ed.), 1994, History of the Australian Vegetation, Cambridge University Press.
Author: M. H. Monroe
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