Edited special issues

Ryberg P, Harper CJ. & Decombeix A-L. 2021. Celebrating women in paleobotany: A tribute to Edith L. Taylor. International Journal of Plant Sciences 182 (6): 415-475
https://www.journals.uchicago.edu/toc/ijps/2021/182/6

coverDecombeix A-L, Boucher L, Wheeler E A & Baas P. 2019. Plant Hydraulic Architecture through Geological Time. IAWA Journal 40 (3): 381-640.
https://brill.com/view/journals/iawa/40/3/iawa.40.issue-3.xml


Articles and peer-reviewed book chapters

*corresponding author;  student (co)-advised for the project; i invited commentaries.

55. *Meyer-Berthaud B, Decombeix A-L, Blanchard R. 2021. Lycaugea edieae gen. et sp. nov., a late Devonian lycopsid from new South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Plant Sciences 182 (6): 418-429
https://doi.org/10.1086/714350

54. *Decombeix A-L, Galtier J. 2021. Periderm production in the Mississippian cladoxylopsid Cladoxylon taeniatum and a review of periderm occurrence in Paleozoic plants. International Journal of Plant Sciences 182 (6): 430-444
https://doi.org/10.1086/714284

53. *Blanco-Moreno C, Decombeix A-L, Prestianni C. In press. New insights on the affinities, autoecology, and habit of the Mesozoic fern Weichselia reticulata based on the revision of stems from Bernissart (Mons Basin, Belgium). Papers in Palaeontology.
https://doi.org/10.1002/spp2.1344 [OR free access to pdf with limited features]

52. *Decombeix A-L, Durieux T, Harper CJ, Serbet R & Taylor EL. 2021. A Permian nurse log and evidence for facilitation in high-latitude Glossopteris forests. Lethaia 54: 96– 105.
https://doi.org/10.1111/let.12386 [OR free access to pdf with limited features]

51. *Champreux A, Meyer-Berthaud B & Decombeix A-L. 2020. Keraphyton gen. nov., a new Late Devonian fern-like plant from Australia. PeerJ 8: e9321.
https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.9321  (open access)

50. *Decombeix A-L, Boura A & Tomescu AMF. 2019. Plant hydraulic architecture through time: lessons and questions on the evolution of vascular systems. IAWA Journal 40: 387-420.
https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-40190254

49.*Tanrattana M, Barczi J-F, Decombeix A-L, Meyer-Berthaud B & Wilson JP. 2019. A new approach for modelling water transport in fossil plants. IAWA Journal 40: 466– 487.
https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-40190243

48. Terreaux de Félice H, *Decombeix A-L & Galtier J. 2019. Anatomy, affinities, and evolutionary implications of new silicified stems of Sphenophyllum from the early Carboniferous (Mississippian) of France and Germany. Geodiversitas 41 (14): 587-599.
https://doi.org/10.5252/geodiversitas2019v41a14  (open access)

47. *Decombeix A-L, Galtier J, McLoughlin S, Meyer-Berthaud B, Webb GE & Blake PR. 2019. Early Carboniferous lignophyte tree diversity in Australia: woods from the Drummond and Yarrol Basins, Queensland. Review of Paleobotany and Palynology 263: 47-64.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2019.01.009

46. *Tanrattana M, Meyer-Berthaud B & Decombeix A-L. 2019. Callixylon wendtii nov., a new species of archaeopteridalean progymnosperm from the Late Devonian of Anti-Atlas, Morocco. Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 108: 373-385.
https://doi.org/10.1017/S1755691017000457

45. *Decombeix A-L & Rowe NP. 2018. Functional significance of cambial development in Vertebraria roots: How do unusual xylem traits serve life at a high latitude? In: Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor. M. Krings, C. Harper, N. Cuneo & G. Rothwell (eds), pp. 629-643.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813012-4.00026-7

44. Dambreville A, *Meyer-Berthaud B, Barczi J-F, Decombeix A-L, Griffon S & Rey H. 2018. Using architecture modeling of the Devonian tree Pseudosporochnus to compute its biomass. In: Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor. M. Krings, C. Harper, N. Cuneo & G. Rothwell (eds), pp. 35-47.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813012-4.00003-6

43. *Decombeix A-L, Serbet R & Taylor EL. 2018. Under pressure? Epicormic shoots and traumatic growth zones in high-latitude Triassic trees from East Antarctica. Annals of Botany 121: 681-689.
https://doi.org/10.1093/aob/mcx199  (open access)

42. *Decombeix A-L & Galtier J. 2017. Ahnetia, a new lignophyte stem from the Lower Carboniferous of southern Algeria. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 237: 62-74.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.11.003

41. *Decombeix A-L, Letellier D & Meyer-Berthaud B. 2017. Whose roots are these? Linking anatomically preseved roots and stems from the Early Carboniferous of Montagne Noire, France. International Journal of Plant Sciences 178: 42-56.
https://doi.org/10.1086/689029

40. Evreïnoff M, *Meyer-Berthaud B, Decombeix A-L, Lebrun R, Steemans P & Tafforeau P. 2017. A new Late Devonian isoetalean lycopsid from New South Wales, Australia: Cymastrobus irvingensis gen. et sp. nov. Paleontologica Electronica 20.3.47A: 1-16.
https://doi.org/10.26879/767  (open access)

39. *Harper CJ, Decombeix A-L, Taylor TN, Taylor EL & Krings M. 2017. Fungal decay in Permian glossopteridalean stem and root wood from Antarctica. IAWA Journal 38: 29-48.
https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-20170155

38. *Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2016. Bark anatomy of Late Permian glossopterid trees from Antarctica. IAWA Journal 37: 444-458.
https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-20160146

37. *Meyer-Berthaud B, Decombeix A-L, Dunstone R, Gerrienne P, Momont N & Young G. 2016. Tetraxylopteris Beck emend. Hammond and Berry (2005), the first aneurophytalean genus recorded in Australia. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 224: 54-65.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2015.09.006

36. *Momont N, Decombeix A-L, Gerrienne P & Prestianni C. 2016. New information, including anatomy of the secondary xylem, on the genus Brabantophyton (Stenokoleales) from Ronquières (Middle Devonian, Belgium). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 234: 44-60.
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.08.009

35. *Oh C, Park T-YS, Woo J, Bomfleur B, Philippe M, Decombeix A-L, Kim Y-HG & Lee JI. 2016. Triassic Kykloxylon wood (Umkomasiaceae, Gymnospermopsida) from Skinner Ridge, northern Victoria Land, East Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 233: 104-114.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2016.07.006

34. *Decombeix A-L, Galtier J & Prestianni C. 2015. The Early Carboniferous progymnosperm Protopitys: new data on vegetative and fertile structures, and on its geographic distribution. Historical Biology 27: 345-354.
https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2014.905554

33. *Bomfleur B, Decombeix A-L, Schwendemann AB, Escapa IH, Taylor EL, Taylor TN & McLoughlin S. 2014. Habit and ecology of the Petriellales, an unusual group of seed plants from the Triassic of Gondwana. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175: 1062-1075.
https://doi.org/10.1086/678087

32. *Decombeix A-L, Galtier J, Meyer-Berthaud B. 2014. Secondary phloem in Early Carboniferous seed plants: anatomical diversity and evolutionary implications. International Journal of Plant Sciences 175: 891-910.
https://doi.org/10.1086/677650

31. *Decombeix A-L, Bomfleur B, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2014. New insights into the anatomy, development, and affinities of corystosperm trees from the Triassic of Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 203: 22-34.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2014.01.002

30. *Gulbranson EL, Ryberg PE, Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL, Taylor TN & Isbell J. 2014. Leaf habit of Late Permian Glossopteris trees from high-paleolatitude forests. Journal of the Geological Society 171: 193-507.
https://doi.org/10.1144/jgs2013-127

29. *Rößler R, Philippe M, van Konijnenburg-van Cittert JHA, McLoughlin S, Sakala J, Zijlstra G and 35 others including Decombeix A-L. 2014. Which name(s) should be used for Araucaria-like fossil wood? – Results of a poll. Taxon 63: 177–184.
https://doi.org/10.12705/631.7

28. *Bomfleur B., Decombeix A-L, Escapa IH, Schwendemann AB, Axsmith B. 2013. Whole-plant concept and environment reconstruction of a Telemachus conifer (Voltziales) from the Triassic of Antarctica. International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 425-444.
https://doi.org/10.1086/668686

27. *Decombeix A-L & Meyer-Berthaud B. 2013. A Callixylon (Archaeopteridales, Progymnosperms) trunk with preserved secondary phloem from the Late Devonian of Morocco. American Journal of Botany 100: 2219-2230.
https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1300167

26. *Decombeix A-L. 2013. Bark anatomy of an Early Carboniferous tree from Australia. IAWA Journal 34: 183-19.
https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-00000016

25. *Meyer-Berthaud B, Decombeix A-L & Ermacora X. 2013. Archaeopterid root anatomy and architecture: new information from permineralized specimens of Famennian age from Anti-Atlas (Morocco). International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 364-381.
https://doi.org/10.1086/668685

24. *Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2012. Gymnosperm trees from the Permian of Antarctica: an anatomically preserved trunk of Kaokoxylon sp. Comptes Rendus Palevol. 11: 21-29.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2011.10.002

23. *Harper CJ, Bomfleur B, Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL, Taylor TN & Krings M. 2012. Tylosis formation and fungal interactions in an Early Jurassic conifer from northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 175: 25-31.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2012.02.006

22. i*Meyer-Berthaud B & Decombeix A-L. 2012. In the shade of the oldest forest. Nature: 483: 41-42 [News and Views].
https://doi.org/10.1038/483041a

21. *Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2011. Root suckering in a Triassic conifer from Antarctica: paleoecological and evolutionary implications. American Journal of Botany. 98: 1222-1225.
https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1100028

20. *Decombeix A-L, Meyer-Berthaud B & Galtier J. 2011. Transitional changes in arborescent lignophytes at the Devonian/Carboniferous boundary. Journal of the Geological Society London 168: 547-557. https://doi.org/10.1144/0016-76492010-074

19. *Decombeix A-L, Meyer-Berthaud B, Galtier J, Talent J & Mawson R. 2011. Diversity of arborescent lignophytes in the Tournaisian vegetation of Queensland (Australia): paleoecological and paleogeographical significance. Palaeogeogr Palaeoclimatol Palaeoecol 301: 39-55.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2010.12.017

18. *Schwendemann AB, Decombeix A-L, Taylor TN, Taylor EL & Krings M. 2011. Morphological and functional stasis in mycorrhizal root nodules as exhibited by a Triassic conifer. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 108: 13630-13634.
https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1110677108

17. *Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2010. Anatomy and affinities of permineralized gymnospermous trunks with preserved bark from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 163: 26-34.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2010.09.002

16. *Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2010. Epicormic shoots in a Permian gymnosperm from Antarctica. International Journal of Plant Sciences 171: 772-782.
https://doi.org/10.1086/654849

15. *Decombeix A-L, Klavins SD, Taylor EL & Taylor TN. 2010. Seed plant diversity in the Triassic of Antarctica: a new anatomically preserved ovule from the Fremouw Formation. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 158: 272-280.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2009.09.008

14. i*Decombeix A-L. 2010. Understanding the biology of high-latitude trees in a greenhouse world. PALAIOS 25: 223-225 [Spotlight].
https://doi.org/10.2110/palo.2010.s04

13. *Escapa IH, Decombeix A-L, Taylor TN & Taylor EL. 2010. Evolution and relationships of the conifer Telemachus: evidence from the Triassic of Antarctica. International Journal of Plant Sciences 171:560-573.
https://doi.org/10.1086/651948

12. *Krings M, Taylor TN, Dotzler N & Decombeix A-L. 2010. Galtierella biscalithecae nov. gen. et sp., a Late Pennsylvanian endophytic water mold (Peronosporomycetes) from France. Comptes Rendus Palevol 9: 5-11.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2009.10.002

11. *Meyer-Berthaud B, Soria A & Decombeix A-L. 2010. The land plant cover in the Devonian: a reassessment of the evolution of the tree habit. In “The terrestrialization process: Modelling complex interactions at the biosphere-geosphere interface”, M. Vecoli, G. Clément, B. Meyer-Berthaud (eds). Geol. Soc. London Spe. Pub. 339: 57-68.
https://doi.org/10.1144/sp339.6

10. *Prestianni C, Decombeix A-L, Thorez J, Fokand D & Gerrienne P. 2010. Famennian charcoal of Belgium. Palaeogeography Palaeoclimatology Palaeoecology 291:60-71.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.palaeo.2009.10.008

09. *Schwendemann AB, Decombeix A-L, Taylor TN & Taylor EL. 2010. Collinsonites schopfii gen. et sp. nov., an herbaceous lycopsid from the Late Permian of Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 158: 291-297.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2009.09.010

08. *Taylor TN, Taylor EL, Decombeix A-L, Schwendemann AB, Serbet R, Escapa IH & Krings M. 2010. The enigmatic Devonian fossil Prototaxites is not a rolled-up liverwort mat: Comment on the paper by Graham et al., 2010 (AJB 97: 268-275). American Journal of Botany. 97: 1074-1078.
https://doi.org/10.3732/ajb.1000047

07. *Decombeix A-L, Taylor EL, & Taylor TN. 2009. Secondary growth in Vertebraria roots from the Late Permian of Antarctica: a change in developmental timing. International Journal of Plant Sciences 170:644-656.
https://doi.org/10.1086/597784

06. *Meyer-Berthaud B & Decombeix A-L. 2009. Evolution of first trees: the Devonian strategies. Comptes Rendus Palevol 8: 155-165.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crpv.2008.08.002

05. *Decombeix A-L, Meyer-Berthaud B & Galtier J. 2008. Diversity of Mississippian arborescent lignophytes : a new species of Eristophyton from the middle Tournaisian of France. International Journal of Plant Sciences 169: 1116-1127.
https://doi.org/10.1086/590455

04. *Decombeix A-L, Meyer-Berthaud B & Galtier J. 2007. A review of the genus Eristophyton, with special focus on the Mississippian species. Comptes Rendus Palevol 6: 393-401

03.i*Meyer-Berthaud B & Decombeix A-L. 2007. A tree without leaves. Nature [News and Views] 446: 861-862.
https://doi.org/10.1038/446861a

02. *Decombeix A-L, Galtier J & Meyer-Berthaud B. 2006. Faironia difasciculata, a new gymnosperm from the Early Carboniferous of the Montagne Noire (France). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 142: 79-92.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2006.03.020

01. *Decombeix A-L, Meyer-Berthaud B, Rowe N & Galtier J. 2005. Diversity of large woody lignophytes preceding the extinction of Archaeopteris: new data from the middle Tournaisian of Thuringia (Germany). Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 137: 69-82.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.revpalbo.2005.08.006


Other publications (reports, prefaces,…)

Ryberg PE, Harper CJ, Decombeix A-L. 2021. Celebrating women in paleobotany: A tribute to Edith L Taylor -Introduction and dedication. International Journal of Plant Sciences 182 (6): 415-417
https://doi.org/10.1086/714608

Soreghan GS, Beccaletto L, Benison KC,, Bourquin S, Feulner G, Hamamura N, Hamilton M, Heavens NG, Hinnov L, Huttenlocker A, Looy C, Pfeifer LS, Pochat S, Abadi MS, Zambito J, and the Deep Dust workshop participants. 2020. Report on ICDP Deep Dust workshops: probing continental climate of the late Paleozoic icehouse–greenhouse transition and beyond. Scientific Drilling 28, 93–112, 2020.
https://doi.org/10.5194/sd-28-93-2020

Decombeix A-L, Boucher L, Wheeler EA, Baas P. 2019. Preface- Plant Hydraulic Architecture through Geological Time, IAWA Journal 40: 383-386. doi:
https://doi.org/10.1163/22941932-40190251

Blieck A, Crônier C, Decombeix A-L, Gand G, Galtier J, Lefebvre B, Meyer-Berthaud B, Monceret E, Olive S, Steyer J-S & Strullu-Derrien C. 2014. Nouveautés en chronologie – Apports de la paléontologie et de la stratigraphie. Quoi de neuf en paléontologie du Paléozoïque ? Géologues, 180 : 47-53.


Textbook

Tortosa T, Adnet S, Amiot R, Claude J, Clausen S, Decombeix A-L, Fernandez V, Métais G, Meyer-Berthaud B, Muller S, Senut B. 2013. Principes de Paléontologie. Coll. Sciences Sup, Dunod, Paris. 336 p. [link]