This is an important volume for all who are interested in the history of life on land. Dedicated to Professor Winfried Remy, it contains thirteen chapters on all aspects of early plant life on land, their environment and effects. The volume is well edited and produced with excellent diagrams and photographs.

Following a brief introduction Edwards & Wellman discuss the Ordovician to Lower Devonian records of embryophytes on land and consider the emergence of tracheophytes and their diversification. The chapter provides useful summary tables with all Silurian and Early Devonian land plant records with references, together with a brief description...

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