The International Organisation of Palaeobotany promotes international co-operation in the study of all types of plant fossils. We achieve this through the publication of an informative newsletter and organisation of international conferences considering all aspects of palaeobotany. Organisational activities also include collaboration with other international bodies to ensure the continued scientific development of palaeobotany and its further integration within related fields.

Meeting Announcements

Upcoming Meetings:

Recent Meeting:

  • More than 70 paleobotanists from 15 countries attended the 19th International Botanical Congress (IBC) in Shenzhen, China, July 23-29, 2017 and participated in a wide range of symposia.  Details at congress website: ibc2017.cn 

Featured Recent Articles

Cimino, D., et al. 2016: Leaf compressions from the Late Miocene sections of NW Italy: research on an efficient, easy and quick consolidation treatment.  Fossil Imprint.  72(3-4): 172–182.

Kowalski R. 2017:  Miocene carpological floras of the Konin region (Central Poland). Acta Palaeobotanica 2017 57(1): 39–100.

Wheeler E.A. et al. 2017:  Surprisingly modern Latest Cretaceous– earliest Paleocene woods of India. IAWA Journal 38(4):456–542.







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