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The authors write: 'During a re-investigation of the structure of Lyginodendron,* the results of which we hope to lay before the Royal Society on a future occasion, an important fact has come to light, which we desire to place on record without delay. A carboniferous fossil, with the structure perfectly preserved, has been described in previous memoirs, under the name of Kaloxylon Hookeri, Will. We have now established the fact that Kaloxylon was not an independent plant, but was the root of Lyginodendron Oldhamium.'

Annotations in pencil and ink.

Subject: Botany / Palaeontology

Received 14 March 1894 / 20 March 1894. Read 31 May 1894.

A version of this paper was published in volume 56 of the Proceedings of the Royal Society as 'The root of Lyginodendron Oldhamium, Will'.

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William Crawford Williamson

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Dukinfield Henry Scott

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William Crawford Williamson, Dukinfield Henry Scott, Paper, 'The root of Lyginodendron Oldhamium, Will' by William Crawford Williamson and Dukinfield Henry Scott, 1894, PP/24/10, The Royal Society Archives, London,, accessed on 19 April 2024

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    Dates: 1882 - 1894

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