Biodiv Sci ›› 1997, Vol. 05 ›› Issue (4): 307-308.  DOI: 10.17520/biods.1997053

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The living fossil plants—rescue, conservation and studies in urgent demand

Tang Yancheng,Lu Anming, Chen Zhiduan   

  1. Laboratory of Systematic & Evolutionary Botany , Institute of Botany , The Chinese Academy of Sciences ,Beijing  100093
  • Received:1996-10-10 Revised:1997-07-20 Online:1997-11-20 Published:1997-11-20


In the present paper the concept of the living fossil plants is discussed,and the four criteria to judge them are also proposed.Authors have a suggestion that the rescue, conservation and studies for the living fossil plants demand immediate attention in work of biodiversity.