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Two unearthed ancient woods excavated from Wuhan city

Two unearthed ancient woods excavated from Wuhan city

Acta Botanica Sinica 35(9): 724-726

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.

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