Ohio University Paleobotanical Herbarium

In late 2011 the Ohio University Paleobotanical Herbarium (OUPH) collections, which also include collections originally from the University of Illinois at Chicago, were rehoused being split between the Field Museum and the University of Kansas. Listed below is a preliminary synopsis of those publications known to contain type, figured and referred specimens that are now part of the Field Museum Paleobotany Collections:

  • 1964. Lacey, W.S., Eggert, D.A., A flora from the Chester Series (Upper Mississippian) of southern Illinois. American journal of Botany 51, 976-985.
  • 1970. Jennings, J.R., Preliminary report on fossil plants from the Chester Series (Upper Mississippian) of Illinois. Transactions of the Illinois State Academy of Sciences 63, 167-177.
  • 1972. Rothwell, D.W. Palaeosclerotium pusillum gen. et sp. nov., a fossil eumycete from the Pennsylvanian of Illinois. Canadian Journal of Botany 50, 2353-2356.
  • 1974. Jennings, J.R. Lower Pennsylvanian plants of Illinois. I. A flora from the Pounds Sandstone Member of the Caseyville Formation. Journal of Paleontology 48, 459-473.
  • 1976. Rothwell, G.W. Petrified Pennsylvanian age plants of Eastern Ohio. Ohio Journal of Science 76, 128-132.
  • 1977. Rothwell, G.W. The primary vasculature of Cordaianthus concinnus. American Journal of Botany 64, 1235-1241.
  • 1978. Rothwell, G.W. Doneggia complura gen et sp. nov., a filicalean fern from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Ohio. Canadian Journal of Botany 56, 3096-3104.
  • 1979. Pigg, K.B., Rothwell, G.B. Stem-root transition of an Upper Pennsylvanian woody lycopsid. American Journal of Botany 66, 914-924.
  • 1979. Rothwell, G.W., Taylor, T.N., Clarkson, C. On the structural similarity of the Paleozoic ovules Conostoma platyspermum and C. leptospermum. Journal of Paleontology 53, 49-54.
  • 1980. Grove, G.G., Rothwell, G.W. Mitrospermum vinculum sp. nov., a cardiocarpalean ovule from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Ohio. American Journal of Botany 67, 1051-1058.
  • 1980. Mickle, J.E. Ankyropteris from the Pennsylvanian of Eastern Kentucky. Botanical Gazette 141, 230-243.
  • 1980. Rothwell, G.W. The Callistophytaceae (Pteridospermopsida) II. Reproductive features. Palaeontographica B 173, 85-106.
  • 1980. Stubblefield, S.P., Rothwell, G.W. Conostoma chappellicum n. sp., lagenostomalean ovules from Kentucky. Journal of Paleontology 54, 1012-1016.
  • 1981. Rothwell, G.W. The callistophytales (Pteridospermopsida). Reproductively sophisticated Paleozoic gymnosperms. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 32, 103-121.
  • 1981. Stubblefield, S.P., Rothwell, G.W. Embryogeny and reproductive biology of Bothrodendrostrobus mundus (Lycopsida). American Journal of Botany 68, 625-634.
  • 1982. Mickle, J.E., Rothwell, G.W. Permineralized Alethopteris from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Ohio and Illinois. Journal of Paleontology 56, 392-402.
  • 1982. Rothwell, G.W. Cordaianthus duquensis sp. nov., anatomically preserved ovulate cones from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Ohio. American Journal of Botany 69, 239-247.
  • 1982. Rothwell, G.W., Blickle, A.H. Psaronius magnificus n. comb., a marattialean fern from the Upper Pennsylvanian of North America. Journal of Paleontology 56, 459-468.
  • 1982. Rothwell, G.W., Mickle, J.E. Rhetinotheca patens n. sp., a medullosan pollen organ from the Upper Pennsylvanian of North America. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 36, 361-374.
  • 1983. Beeler, H. Anatomy and frond architecture of Neuropteris ovata and N. scheuchzeri from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. Canadian Journal of Botany 61, 2352-2368.
  • 1983. Hamer, J.J., Rothwell, G.W. Phillipopteris gen. nov., anatomically preserved sporangial fructifications from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. American Journal of Botany 70, 1378-1385.
  • 1983. Jennings, J., Karrfalt, E.E., Rothwell, G.W. The structure and affinities of Protostigmaria eggertiana. American Journal of Botany 70, 963-974.
  • 1983. Mickle, J.E. Stems of Paleozoic marattialean ferns: growth, development, and taxonomic delimitations. Ph.D. Dissertation, Ohio University.
  • 1983. Millay, M.A., Rothwell, G.W. Fertile pinnae of Biscalitheca (Zygopteridales) from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. Botanical Gazette 144, 589-599.
  • 1983. Pigg, K.B. The Morphology and reproductive biology of the sigillarian cone Mazocarpon. Botanical Gazette 144, 600-613.
  • 1983. Pigg, K.B., Rothwell, G.B. Chaloneria gen. nov.; heterosporous lycophyes from the Pennsylvanian of North America. Botanical Gazette 144, 132-147.
  • 1983. Pigg, K.B., Rothwell, G.B. Megagametophyte development in the Chaloneriaceae fam. nov., permineralized Paleozoic Isoetales (Lycopsida). Botanical Gazette 144, 295-302.
  • 1984. Mickle, J.E. Aspects of growth and development in the Pennsylvanian age marattialean fern Psaronius. Botanical Gazette 145, 407-419.
  • 1984. Mickle, J.E. Taxonomy of specimens of the Pennsylvanian age marattialean fern Psaronius from Ohio and Illinois. Illinois State Museum Scientific Paper 19.
  • 1984. Rothwell, G.W. The apex of Stigmaria (Lycopsida), rooting organs of Lepidodendrales. American Journal of Botany 71, 1031-1034.
  • 1984. Rothwell, G.W., Warner, S. Cordaioxylon dumusum n. sp. (Cordaitales) I. Vegetative structures. Botanical Gazette 145, 275-291.
  • 1984. Stubblefield, S.P. Taxonomic delimitation among Pennsylvanian marattialean fructifications. Journal of Paleontology 58, 793-803.
  • 1985. Hamer, J.J. The vegetative features of Medullosa endocentrica. M.Sc. Thesis, Ohio University.
  • 1985. Pigg, K.B., Rothwell, G.B. Cortical development on Chaloneria cormosa (Isoetales), and the biological derivation of compressed lycophyte decortication taxa. Paleontology 28, 545-553.
  • 1985. Riggs, S.D., Rothwell, G.W. Sentistrobus goodii n. gen et sp., a permineralized sphenophyllalean cone from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. Journal of Paleontology 59, 1194-1202.
  • 1985. Rothwell, G.W., Erwin, D.M. The rhizomorph apex of Paurodendron; implications for homologies among the rooting organs of Lycopsida. American Journal of Botany 72, 86-98.
  • 1985. Trivett, M.L., Rothwell, G.W. Morphology, systematics, and paleoecology of Paleozoic fossil plants: Mesoxylon priapi sp. nov. (Cordaitales). Systematic Botany 10, 205-223.
  • 1986. Karrfalt, E. New observations on the structure and development of Nathorstianella. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 47, 1-8.
  • 1986. Mickle, J.E., Rothwell, G.W. Vegetative and fertile structures of Cyanthotheca ventilaria from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. American Journal of Botany 73, 1474-1485.
  • 1986. Rothwell, G.W., Eggert, D.A. A monograph on Dolerotheca Halle, and related complex permineralized medullosan pollen organs. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (Earth Sciences) 77, 47-79.
  • 1987. Pigg, K.B., Taylor, T.N., Stockey, R.A. Paleozoic seed ferns: Heterangium kentuckyensis sp. nov., from the Upper Carboniferous of North America. American Journal of Botany 74, 1184-1204.
  • 1988. Good, C.W., Rothwell, G.W. A reinterpretation of Norwoodia angustum. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 56, 119-204.
  • 1988. Hamer, J.J., Rothwell, G.W. The vegetative structure of Medullosa endocentrica Baxter (Pteridospermopsida). Canadian Journal of Botany 66, 375-387.
  • 1988. Trivett, M.L., Rothwell, G.W. Diversity among Paleozoic Cordaitales: the vascular architecture of Mesoxylon birame Baxter. Botanical Gazette 149, 116-125.
  • 1989. Feng, B., Rothwell, G.W. Microsporangiate cones of Mazocarpon bensonii (Lycopsida) from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 57, 289-297.
  • 1989. Pryor, J.S. Delimiting species among permineralized medullosan pteridosperms: a plant bearing Alethopteris fronds from the Upper Pennsylvanian of the Appalachian Basin. Canadian Journal of Botany 68, 184-192.
  • 1989. Stubblefield, S.P., Rothwell, G.W. Cecropsis luculentum gen. et sp. nov.: evidence for heterosporous progymnosperms in the Upper Pennsylvanian of North America. American Journal of Botany 76, 1415-1428.
  • 1991. Rothwell, G.W. Botryopteris forensis (Botryopteridaceae), a trunk epiphyte of the tree fern Psaronius. American Journal of Botany 78, 782-788.
  • 1991. Rothwell, G.W., Pryor, J.S. Development dynamics of arborescent lycophytes - apical and lateral growth in Stigmaria ficoides. American Journal of Botany 78, 1740-1745.
  • 1992. Trivett, M.L. Growth architecture, structure, and relationships of Cordaioxylon iowensis nov. comb. (Cordaitales). International Journal of Plant Sciences 153, 273-287.
  • 1993. Trivett, M.L. An architectural analysis of Archaeopteris, a fossil tree with pseudomonopodial and opportunistic adventitious growth. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 111, 301-329.
  • 1995. Serbet, R., Rothwell, G.W. Functional morphology and homologies of gymnosperm ovules: evidence from a new species of Stephanospermum (Medullosales). Canadian Journal of Botany 73, 650-661.
  • 1998. Serbet, R., Rothwell, G.W. Osmunda cinnamomea (Osmundaceae) in the Upper Cretaceous of western North America: additional evidence for exception species longevity among filicalean ferns. International Journal of Plant Sciences 160, 425-433. – (Extant material only)
  • 2000. Rothwell, G.W., Good, C.W. Reconstructing the Pennsylvanian-age filicalean fern Botryopteris tridentata (Felix) Scott. International Journal of Plant Sciences 161, 495-507.
  • 2002. Boyce, C.K., Cody, G.D., Feser, M., Jacobsen, C. Knoll, A.H., Wirick, S. Organic chemical differentiation within fossil plant cell walls detected with X-ray spectromicroscopy. Geology 30, 1039-1042.
  • 2006. Taylor, D.W., Li, H., Dahl, J., Fago, F.J., Zinniker,D., Moldowan, J.M. Biogeochemical evidence for the presence of the angiosperm molecular fossil oleanane in Paleozoic and Mesozoic non-angiospermous fossils. Paleobiology 32, 179-190.
  • 2008. Rothwell, G.W., Sanders, H., Wyatt, S.E., Lev-Yadun, S.  A fossil record for growth regulation: the role of auxin in wood evolution. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 95, 121-134. 95, 121-134.