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Research article
14 Aug 2013
Research article |  | 14 Aug 2013

Post-Pliocene establishment of the present monsoonal climate in SW China: evidence from the late Pliocene Longmen megaflora

T. Su, F. M. B. Jacques, R. A. Spicer, Y.-S. Liu, Y.-J. Huang, Y.-W. Xing, and Z.-K. Zhou

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