lycopod lycopod

Definition(s):

  • (n) primitive evergreen moss-like plant with spores in club-shaped strobiles

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  1. Bringing extinct plants to life

    Jeff Benca is an admitted über-geek when it comes to prehistoric plants, so it was no surprise that, when he submitted a paper describing a new species of long-extinct lycopod for publication, he ditched the standard line drawing and insisted on a detailed and beautifully rendered color reconstruction of the plant. read more
    on April 14, 2014     Source: TG Daily

  2. Computer rendering: Graduate student brings extinct plants 'back to life'

    Most fossilized plants are fragments indistinguishable from a stick, but a graduate student hopes a new technique will allow paleontologists to more precisely identify these fossils. A graduate student showed the power of this technique by turning a 375 million-year-old lycopod fossil into a life-like rendering.
    on April 13, 2014     Source: Science Daily

  3. Berkeley graduate student brings extinct plants to life

    ( University of California - Berkeley ) Most fossilized plants are fragments indistinguishable from a stick, but a UC Berkeley graduate student hopes a new technique will allow paleontologists to more precisely identify these fossils. Jeff Benca showed the power of this technique by turning a 375 million-year-old lycopod fossil into a life-like rendering that made the cover of the centennial ...
    on April 11, 2014     Source: EurekAlert!

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