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Title Phytolith systematics : emerging issues / edited by George Rapp, Jr. and Susan C. Mulholland
Published New York : Plenum Press, [1992]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  930.1 Rap/Pse  1  AVAILABLE
Description xxiv, 350 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Series Advances in archaeological and museum science ; v. 1
Advances in archaeological and museum science ; v. 1
Contents 1. Phytolith Systematics: An Introduction / Susan C. Mulholland and George Rapp, Jr. -- 2. Great Expectations: A Short Historical Review of European Phytolith Systematics / Alix H. Powers -- 3. Developing a Phytolith Classification System / Deborah M. Pearsall and Elizabeth H. Dinan -- 4. A Morphological Classification of Grass Silica-Bodies / Susan C. Mulholland and George Rapp, Jr. -- 5. Toward a Classification Scheme of Sedge (Cyperaceae) Phytoliths / Amy L. Ollendorf -- Appendix 5.1. Sedges Reported in the Scientific Literature -- 6. Predicted World Distribution of C[subscript 3] and C[subscript 4] Grass Phytoliths / Page C. Twiss -- 7. Preliminary Identification of Silica Skeletons from Near Eastern Archaeological Sites: An Anatomical Approach / Arlene Miller Rosen -- 8. Cereal Grain Phytoliths of Southwest Asia and Europe / Lawrence Kaplan, Mary B. Smith and Lesley Ann Sneddon -- Appendix 8.1. Synonymy of Wild Wheats Included in Phytolith Study
Appendix 8.2. Cereal Grains and Grasses - Common Names and Polyploidy -- Appendix 8.3. Key to Phytoliths of Cereal Grains of Southwestern Asia and Europe -- 9. Illustrated Phytoliths from Assorted Food Plants / Linda Scott Cummings -- 10. Classification of Opal Phytoliths Formed in Selected Dicotyledons Native to the Great Plains / Steven R. Bozarth -- 11. Phytolith Taxonomy in Selected Species of Texas Cacti / John G. Jones and Vaughn M. Bryant, Jr. -- 12. Silica Deposition in Subterranean Organs / Allan G. Sangster and Martin J. Hodson -- 13. Darwin and Design in Phytolith Systematics: Morphometric Methods for Mitigating Redundancy / Irwin Rovner and John C. Russ -- 14. Annotated Bibliography of Phytolith Systematics / Susan C. Mulholland, Elizabeth J. Lawlor and Irwin Rovner
Analysis Archaeology Use of Science
Notes "Published in cooperation with the Society for Archaeological Sciences."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 277-322) and indexes
Subject Archaeological geology.
Plant remains (Archaeology)
Author Mulholland, Susan C.
Rapp, George Robert, 1930-
Society for Archaeological Sciences (U.S.)
LC no. 92009588
ISBN 0306442086