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. Angiosperms
  5. Angiospermy
  6. Aridification
  7. Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide - A 300-Million-Year record from Plant Cuticles
  8. Australian Cretaceous Vegetation - macrofossils
  9. Australian Cretaceous Vegetation - microfossils
  10. Australian Palaeobotany & Palaeoclimate - Tertiary 
  11. Australian Plant Communities – Palaeocene
  12. Australian Plant Communities – Early Eocene
  13. Australian Plant Communities – Middle to Late Eocene
  14. Australian Plant Communities – latest Eocene-earliest Oligocene
  15. Australian Plant Communities – Early Oligocene-late Early Miocene
  16. Phytogeography of Australia in the Tertiary - an overview
  17. Australian Tertiary Phytogeography
  18. Australian Vegetation Types
  19. Biocrust-Forming Mosses – Mitigating Negative Impacts on Dry-Land Ecosystem Multifunctionality of Impacts of Increasing Aridity
  20. Biological Duricrust
  21. Biotic Homogenisation is Promoted by Gains of Native Species Over 4 Decades in a Human-Dominated Landscape
  22. Botanical History
  23. Carbon Dioxide Sequestering in Botany Bay
  24. Carnivorous Plants of the Kwongan Flora
  25. Cenozoic Vegetation in Tasmania
  26. Chenopod Shrublands
  27. Cloud Stripping in Tropical Rainforests (Occult Stripping) - trees worth more alive than dead
  28. Clubmoss
  29. Dark Survival in a Warmer a World
  30. Dauciform roots
  31. Delayed Shoot Growth, Elevated Taproot Growth in the Kwongan Flora
  32. Devonian Flora
  33. Dicroidium Flora
  34. Dry Rainforest
  35. Dry Rainforest - the Far North
  36. Early Tertiary Macrofloras
  37. Ecosystems
  38. Eucalyptus Flowering Phenology Identified as sensitive to Climate from herbarium records
  39. Floras of Ancient Australia
  40. Fossil Tea-trees - Victoria
  41. Fungi
  42. Rise of the Fungi
  43. Giant Clubmoss Flora
  44. Glossopteris Flora
  45. Holocene Vegetation
  46. Ice Age Biotas
  47. Kurnell Fen Coastal Wetland
  48. Kwongan Sandplain Flora, Western Australia
  49. Lake Baraba - A Vegetation & Fire History Going Back More Than 43,000 Years
  50. Mycorrhizal Associations
  51. Micro-stilt Roots in the Kwongan Flora
  52. Mineral Loading of Seeds in the Kwongan Flora
  53. Miocene Flora
  54. Mulga Woodland
  55. Neogene
  56. Nitre Bush
  57. Nitrogen fixing in the Kwongan Flora
  58. Nothofagus
  59. Oligo-Miocene Coal Floras of SE Australia
  60. Australia's Fossil Pollen Record
  61. Palaeohabitats and Mammalian History
  62. Parasitic Plants of the Kwongan Flora
  63. Pangaea in the Early Permian – Biological and Physical Evidence for Extreme Seasonality in Central Pangaea
  64. Plant Species found in Subtropical Rainforests
  65. The Invasion of the Land by Plants in the Devonian Caused Climate Change
  66. Podocarpaceae
  67. Proteoid roots in the Kwongan Flora
  68. Quaternary Vegetation
  69. Rainforest
  70. Rainforest-Cape York Peninsula
  71. Receptaculitids
  72. Relict Jurassic Forest
  73. Riparian woodlands
  74. Resurrection Plants
  75. Rhacopteris Flora
  76. Saltbush
  77. Simpson Desert Flora
  78. Softwood Scrubs
  79. Spinifex Alliances
  80. Spinifex Grassland
  81. The absence of succulents from Australia
  82. Talbragar Fish Bed Flora
  83. Global Tropical Forests – Seasonality Constrained by Hydroclimate
  84. Tussock Grasslands
  85. Vegetation Change on a Large Scale
  86. Vegetation of Dunes
  87. Wollemi Pine
  88. 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
Last updated 14/05/2018
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