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Plant Fragments from Tufa Deposits (Quaternary), Kharga Oasis, Egypt

Mona H. Darwish and Samir A. Awad
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Impressions of fragments of dicotyledon (Acer, Dicotylophyllum, Ficus, Salix) and monocotyledon (Cyperus) leaves are described from Quaternary Tufa deposits in Kharga Oasis, Egypt. The present record of Acer, Dicotylophyllum, Salix and Cyperus is the first from Quaternary strata. All fossils have not been recorded from Kharga Oasis except Ficus. Fossil remains of Salix and probably also of Acer are recorded for the first time from Egypt.

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Mona H. Darwish and Samir A. Awad , 2002. Plant Fragments from Tufa Deposits (Quaternary), Kharga Oasis, Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences, 5: 1249-1254.

DOI: 10.3923/pjbs.2002.1249.1254


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