J Integr Plant Biol. ›› 1993, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (9): -.

• Research Articles •    

Two Unearthed Ancient Woods Excavated from Wuhan City

Qi Guo-fan,Yang Jian-ju and Su Jing-zhong   

Abstract: Two unearthed ancient woods were excavated from 45–47 m underground Wuhan city (Hubei Province) in 1990. One of the woods was identified to be a coniferous wood: and named as Metasequoia glyptostroboides Hu et Cheng, and the other as broadleaf wood: Bischofia polycarpa Airy-Shaw. The geologic age is considered to be in the late Pleistocene of Quaternary about 11280 ±190 years from present.

Key words: Ancient wood, Metasequoia glyptostroboies, Bischofia polycarpa

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