Histoire des végétaux fossiles, ou, Recherches botaniques et géologiques sur les végétaux renfermés dans les diverses couches du globe / t 1

95. Paleobotany

Brongniart, the founder of modern paleobotany, classified fossil plants into categories and made connections between them and existing plants. This allowed him to make useful observations on the modifications of plant forms well before Darwin's theory of evolution came into being. 

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95. Paleobotany

Brongniart, the founder of modern paleobotany, classified fossil plants into categories and made connections between them and existing plants. This allowed him to make useful observations on the modifications of plant forms well before Darwin's theory of evolution came into being.