An historical outline of Indian Palaeobotany


  • R.N. Lakhanpal Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, 53 University Road, Lucknow 226007, India





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How to Cite

Lakhanpal, R. (1954). An historical outline of Indian Palaeobotany. Journal of Palaeosciences, 3, 109–112.



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