Paleonet: Barking up the Wrong Tree

Carl Mehling cosm at
Fri Mar 2 20:35:01 GMT 2007

Thanks. Periderm was the word I needed. Several people pointed me in 
the right direction.

At 03:26 PM 3/2/2007, you wrote:
>The outer region of the trunk is usually it is referred to as periderm.
>The outer surface was covered with leaf bases that eventually 
>sloughed off, leaving various surfaces depending on the type of plant.
>Jim Mickle
>Carl Mehling wrote:
>>Hi all,
>>Can anyone remind me what the outer surface of lycopod trees is 
>>called? The name escapes me. I know it's not bark...
>>Carl Mehling
>>Fossil Amphibian, Reptile, and Bird Collections
>>Division of Paleontology
>>American Museum of Natural History
>>Central Park West @79th Street
>>New York, NY  10024
>>(212) 769-5849
>>Fax: (212) 769-5842
>>cosm at
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Carl Mehling
Fossil Amphibian, Reptile, and Bird Collections
Division of Paleontology
American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West @79th Street
New York, NY  10024
(212) 769-5849
Fax: (212) 769-5842
cosm at

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