Gilbert Arthur Leisman, Ph.D. Publications

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Gilbert Arthur Leisman, Ph.D.

Researcher


Leisman and his lab published numerous publications, including many abstracts at professional conferences.

We are aware that Leisman and his collaborators published the following publications which are arranged chronologically. Please note that student theses/projects/reports completed with Leisman as an adviser and any resulting publications that do not include Leisman as an author are listed under the student’s name on our page Leisman’s Students.

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Publications

Publications are listed in order they appeared and subdivided by decades. (Quick Links: 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 1980s)

1950s

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1952. The Rate of Organic Matter Accumulation on the Sedge Mat Zones of Bogs in the Itasca State Park Region of Minnesota: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, M.S. (Masters), 76 p. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000265]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1953. The Rate of Organic Matter Accumulation on the Sedge Mat Zones of Bogs in the Itasca State Park Region of Minnesota: Ecology, v. 34, no. 1, p. 81-101. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000127]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1955. A Vegetation and Soil Chronosequence on the Mesabi Iron Range Spoil Banks, Minnesota: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, Ph.D. (Doctorate), 91 p. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000061]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1955. A Vegetation and Soil Chronosequence on the Mesabi Iron Range Spoil Banks, Minnesota [Abstract]: Dissertation Abstracts, v. 15, no. (11), p. 1987-1988. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000073]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1957. A Vegetation and Soil Chronosequence on the Mesabi Iron Range Spoil Banks, Minnesota: Ecological Monographs, v. 27, no. 3, p. 221-245. doi: 10.2307/1942184 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000027]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1957. Further Data on the Rate of Organic Matter Accumulation in Bogs: Ecology, v. 38, no. 2, p. 361. doi: 10.2307/1931701 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000463]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1958. Summer Wild Flowers: Kansas School Naturalist, The, v. 4, no. 4, p. 3-16. https://www.emporia.edu/ksn/v04n4-april1958/index.html [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000198]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1959. The Vegetation of the Spring Lake Area: Saint Paul Institute Science Bulletin, v. 3, no. 4, p. 1-13. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000210]

1960s

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1960. The Morphology and Anatomy of Callipteridium sullivanti: American Journal of Botany, v. 47, no. 4, p. 281-287. doi: 10.2307/2439608 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000134]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1961. Spencerites in Kansas Coal Balls [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 48, no. 6, Part 2, p. 541 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000337]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1961. Further Observations on the Structure of Selaginellites crassicinctus: American Journal of Botany, v. 48, no. 3, p. 224-229. doi: 10.2307/2439400 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000020]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1961. A New Species of Cardiocarpus in Kansas Coal Balls: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 64, no. 2, p. 117-122. doi: 10.2307/3626930 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000176]

Harms, Vernon L., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1961. The Anatomy and Morphology of Certain Cordaites Leaves: Journal of Paleontology, v. 35, no. 5, p. 1041-1064. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000479]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Roth, Joerg, 1962. A Reconsideration of Stephanospermum elongatum [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 49, no. 6, Part 2, p. 670. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000299]

Davis, Bill, and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1962. Further Observations on Sporocarpon and Allied Genera: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, v. 89, no. 2, p. 97-109. doi: 10.2307/2482531 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000395] (link to our page on publication)

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1962. A Spencerites Sporangium and Associated Spores from Kansas. Micropaleontology, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 396-402. doi: 10.2307/1484530 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000125] (link to our page on publication)

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1962. Spencerites moorei comb. nov. from Southeastern Kansas: American Midland Naturalist, The, v. 68, no. 2, p. 347-356. doi: 10.2307/2422740 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000181] (link to our page on publication)

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Spohn, Paul A., 1962. The Structure of a Lepidocarpon Strobilus from Southeastern Kansas: Palaeontographica Abteilung B: Palaeophytologie, v. 111, no. 4-6, p. 113-125. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000116]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Sudweeks, V., 1963. An Assemblage of Lagenostomalean Seeds from Southeastern Kansas [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 50, no. 6, Part 2, p. 628. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000333]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Roth, Joerg, 1963. A Reconsideration of Stephanospermum: Botanical Gazette, The, v. 124, no. 3, p. 231-240. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000257]

Taylor, Thomas N., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1963. Conostoma kestospermum, A New Species of Paleozoic Seed from the Middle Pennsylvanian: American Journal of Botany, v. 50, no. 6, Part 1, p. 574-580. doi: 10.2307/2440032 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000005]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1964. Mesidiophyton paulus gen. et sp. nov., A New Herbaceous Sphenophyll: Palaeontographica Abteilung B: Palaeophytologie, v. 114, no. 4-6, p. 135-146. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000104]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Graves, Charles, 1964. The Structure of the Fossil Sphenopsid Cone, Peltastrobus reedae: American Midland Naturalist, The, v. 72, no. 2, p. 426-437. doi: 10.2307/2423515 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000251]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1964. Physotoma calcaratum sp. nov., A Tentacled Seed from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Kansas: American Journal of Botany, v. 51, no. 10, p. 1069-1075. doi: 10.2307/2439954 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000345]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1965. The Cone Structure of Lepidostrobus takhtajanii and L. masleni [Abstract]n “Program with Abstracts of Papers to be Presented at the Meetings of the Botanical Society of America and Certain Affiliated Groups at the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, August 15-19, 1965”: American Journal of Botany, v. 52, no. 6, Part 2, pp. 613-656 (p. 637). [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000484]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1965. A Petrified Sporangiostrobus from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Kansas [Abstract] in “Program with Abstracts of Papers to be Presented at the Meetings of the Botanical Society of America and Certain Affiliated Groups at the University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, August 15-19, 1965”: American Journal of Botany, v. 52, no. 6, Part 2, pp. 613-656 (p. 638). [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000162]

Baxter, Robert W., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1966. A New Equisetalean Cone with Elaterites triferens Spores [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 53, no. 6, Part 2, p. 629. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000228]

Bucher, Jane L., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1966. Observations on Some Pennsylvanian Calamite Cones [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 53, no. 6, Part 2, p. 629. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000380]

Phillips, Tom L., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1966. Paurodendron, A Rhizomorphic Lycopod: American Journal of Botany, v. 53, no. 10, p. 1086-1100. doi: 10.2307/2440689 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000242]

Baxter, Robert W., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1967. A Pennsylvanian Calamitean Cone with Elaterites triferens Spores: American Journal of Botany, v. 54, no. 6, p. 748-754. doi: 10.2307/2440952 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000095]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur and Stidd, Benton Maurice, 1967. Further Occurrences of Spencerites from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Kansas and Illinois. American Journal of Botany, Vol. 54, No. 3, pp. 316-323. doi: 10.2307/2440760 [SNOMNH-Pbot_00000254] (link to our page on publication)

Schlanker, Charles M., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1968. The Herbaceous Carboniferous Lycopod Selaginella fraiponti comb. nov [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 55, no. 6, Part 2, p. 724. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000444]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1968. A Century of Progress in Paleobotany in Kansas: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 71, no. 3, p. 301-308. doi: 10.2307/3627147 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000004]

Schlanker, Charles M., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1969. The Herbaceous Carboniferous Lycopod Selaginella fraiponti comb. nov: Botanical Gazette, The, v. 130, no. 1, p. 35-41. doi: 10.1086/336466 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000272]

1970s

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1970. Densospore Variability as Exhibited in the Cone Genus Sporangiostrobus [Abstract]: Geoscience and Man, v. 1, p. 134. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000393]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1970. A Petrified Sporangiostrobus and Its Spores from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Kansas: Palaeontographica Abteilung B: Palaeophytologie, v. 129, no. 4-6, p. 166-176. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000363]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, Peters, John S., and Canright, James E., 1970. Rhetinotheca tetrasolenata gen. et sp. nov., An Aulacotheca-like Fructification [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 57, no. 6, Part 2, p. 758. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000339]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Peters, John S., 1970. A New Pteridosperm Male Fructification from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Illinois: American Journal of Botany, v. 57, no. 7, p. 867-873. doi: 10.2307/2441346 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000423]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1971. An Upland Flora of Upper Pennsylvanian Age Near Hamilton, Kansas [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 58, no. 5, Part 2, p. 470. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000099]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Bucher, Jane L., 1971. On Palaeostachya decacnema from the Middle Pennsylvanian of Kansas: Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, v. 98, no. 3, p. 140-144. doi: 10.2307/2484028 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000408]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Bucher, Jane L., 1971. Variability in Calamocarpon insignis from the American Carboniferous: Journal of Paleontology, v. 45, no. 3, p. 494-501 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000452]

Bridge, Thomas E., Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Lockard, Walter, 1972. Vertebrate, Invertebrate, and Plant Fossils of the Hamilton Quarry [Abstract]: Abstracts with Programs – Geological Society of America, v. 4, no. 4, p. 275. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000475]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1972. Coal Ball Fructifications and Their Spores [Abstract]: Abstracts with Programs – Geological Society of America, v. 4, no. 4, p. 284. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000078]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Heimsch, Charles, 1972. Linopteris in American Coal Balls [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 59, no. 6, Part 2, p. 661. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000238]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Rivers, Robert L., 1974. On the Reproductive Organs of Lepidodendron serratum Felix, in Compte Rendu-Sonderdruck aus Septième Congrès International de Stratigraphie et de Géologie du Carbonifère [Report from the 7th International Congress on Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology], Krefeld, Germany, International Congress on Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology, v. 3, p. 351-365. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000282]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1976. An Upland Flora of Upper Pennsylvanian Age Near Hamilton, Kansas [Abstract]: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 79, no. 3-4, p. 101-102. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000284]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Stidd, Benton Maurice, 1977. Further Data on Sporangeostrobus kansanensis [Abstract]: Botanical Society of America Miscellaneous Series Publication v. 154, p. 39. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000012]

Stidd, Benton Maurice, Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Phillips, Tom L., 1977. Sullitheca dactylifera gen. et sp. n.: A New Medullosan Pollen Organ and Its Evolutionary Significance: American Journal of Botany, v. 64, no. 8, p. 994-1002. doi: 10.2307/2442255 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000430]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1978. The Fossil Lycopod Cone, Achlamydocarpon varius, from Carboniferous Coal Balls of the Illinois Basin [Abstract]: Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, v. 81, p. 159. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000192]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Phillips, Tom L., 1979. Megasporangiate and Microsporangiate Cones of Achlamydocarpon varius from the Middle Pennsylvanian: Palaeontographica Abteilung B: Palaeophytologie, v. 168, no. 4-6, p. 100-128. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000024]

Stidd, Benton Maurice, and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1979. A New Species of the Pollen Organ Condonotheca (Medullosaceae, Pteridospermales) from the Tonganozie [sic] Sandstone, Vigillian Series, Near Ottawa, Kansas [Abstract], in 9th International Congress on Carboniferous Stratigrapghy and Geology, International Congress on Carboniferous Stratigrapghy and Geology Abstracts of Papers, p. 208-209. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000090]

Stidd, Benton M., and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1979. A New Species of Condonotheca (Medullosaceae, Pteridospermales) from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Kansas, in Neuviéme Congrés International de Stratigraphie et de Géologie du Carbonifére [9th International Congress on Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology], Museum of Natural History, Washington, D. C., United States, Compte Rendu, Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, Illinois, United States, v. 5, p. 155-158. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000290]

1980s

Remy, W., Remy, Renate, Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Hass, Hagen, 1980. Der Nachweis von Callipteris flabellifera (Weiss 1879) Zeiller 1898 in Kansas, U.S.A. [Evidence of Callipteris flabellifera in Kansas]: Argumenta Palaeobotanica, v. 6, p. 1-36. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000071]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1983. Coal Balls: A Key to Ancient Plants: Kansas School Naturalist, The, v. 30, no. 2, p. 1-16. https://www.emporia.edu/ksn/v30n2-december1983/index.html [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000157]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1984. Carnivorous Plants: Kansas School Naturalist, The, v. 30, no. 4, p. 3-15. https://www.emporia.edu/ksn/v30n4-april1984/index.html [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000370]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Boles, Robert J., 1984. I Didn’t Know That!: Plants: Kansas School Naturalist, The, v. 31, no. 2, p. 3-15. https://www.emporia.edu/ksn/v31n2-december1984/index.html [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000149]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Taylor, Thomas N., 1985. A Fossil Lauracean (Cryptocarya) Wood from the Tertiary of Eastern Victoria, Australia [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 72, no. 6, p. 896 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000494]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1985. Spices: Kansas School Naturalist, The, v. 31, no. 3, p. 3-15. https://www.emporia.edu/ksn/v31n3-february1985/index.html [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000044]

Stidd, Benton Maurice, and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1985. A New Species of Condonotheca (Medullosaceae, Pteridospermales) from the Upper Pennsylvanian of Kansas: Compte Rendu – Congres International de Stratigraphie et de Geologie du Carbonifere [International Congress on Carboniferous Stratigraphy and Geology], v. 9, no. 5, p. 155-158. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000350]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1986. A Lycopod Megasporangium from the Hamilton Quarry of Kansas [Abstract], in 118th Annual Meeting Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas, United States, Kansas Academy of Science Abstracts, v. 5, p. 28. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000211]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1986. Cryptocaryoxylon gippslandicum gen. et sp. nov., from the Tertiary of Eastern Victoria: Alcheringa, v. 10, no. 3-4, p. 225-234. doi: 10.1080/03115518608619157 [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000146] (link to our page on publication)

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, and Taylor, Thomas N., 1986. A Lycopod Megasporangium from the Hamilton Quarry of Kansas [Abstract]: American Journal of Botany, v. 73, no. 5, p. 702. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000466]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1987. A Lycopod Sporangium from the Hamilton Quarry of Kansas [Abstract], in 119th Annual Meeting Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas, United States, Kansas Academy of Science Abstracts, v. 6, p. 30. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000085]

Schrock, John Richard, and Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1987. Wildflower in the Spotlight: Yucca or Soapweed: Kansas Wildflower Society Newsletter, v. 9, p. 5-11. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000112]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, Gillespie, William H., and Mapes, Gene K., 1988. Plant Megafossils from Hartford Limestone (Virgilian-Upper Pennsylvanian) Near Hamilton, Kansas, in Mapes, Gene K., and Mapes, Royal H., eds., Regional Geology and Paleontology of Upper Paleozoic Hamilton Quarry Area in Southeastern Kansas: Kansas Geological Survey Guidebook Series, v. 6, Kansas Geological Survey, Lawerence, Kansas, United States, p. 203-212. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000397]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, Gillespie, William H., and Mapes, Gene K., 1988. Plant Megafossils from the Hartford Limestone (Virgilian-Upper Pennsylvanian) Near Hamilton, Kansas [Abstract], in Geological Society of America, South-Central Section, 22nd Annual Meeting, Lawrence, Kansas, United States, Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, Geological Society of America (GSA), v. 20, p. 122. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000411]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, Gillespie, William H., and Mapes, Gene K., 1988. Plant Megafossils from the Virgilian (Upper Pennsylvanian) Near Hamilton, Kansas USA [Abstract], in 3rd International Organization of Palaeobotany Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, International Organization of Paleobotany Conference Abstracts, International Organization of Palaeobotany, v. 3, p. 16. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000217]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1988. Plant Megafossils from the Virgilian (Upper Pennsylvanian) Near Hamilton, Kansas USA [Abstract], in 120th Annual Meeting Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas, United States, Kansas Academy of Science Abstracts, v. 7, p. 24. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000205]

Leisman, Gilbert Arthur, 1989. Plant Fossils from the Wellington Formation (Permian) Near Elmo, Kansas [Abstract], in 121th Annual Meeting Kansas Academy of Science, Kansas, United States, Kansas Academy of Science Abstracts, v. 8, p. 17. [SNOMNH_Pbot-00000239]