Considerations nouvelles sur la flore et la vegetation australiennes

Translated title of the contribution: Recent perspectives on Australia's flora and vegetation

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    Abstract

    The characteristic sclerophyll vegetation of the continent developed largely from a Late Cretaceous/Early Tertiary immigrant flora in response to drier climatic conditions in the Late Tertiary and to a dramatic increase in burning with the arrival of aboriginal man in the Late Quaternary. The status of plant communities is assessed in the light of this historical reconstruction. -from English summary

    Translated title of the contributionRecent perspectives on Australia's flora and vegetation
    Original languageFrench
    Pages (from-to)185-194
    Number of pages10
    JournalEspace Geographique
    Volume12
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1983

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