Solving the 70 Million Year “Gap” in Flower Evolution

Solving the 70 Million Year “Gap” in Flower Evolution

More than 90% of the plants on Earth are angiosperms, flowering plants whose seeds are enclosed inside fruit. And they’re everywhere — but exactly how and when these plants came to be so ubiquitous is one of the most stubborn questions in science!

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Sources:
https://science.sciencemag.org/content/368/6497/1306.summary
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41477-019-0421-0
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Image Sources:
angiosperm fossil
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Montsechia_vidalii_20170317.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Plastomap_of_Arabidopsis_thaliana.svg
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/49360376972/in/photolist-2icNQoh-2iRf3HK-p7AQJP-21ELD7v-2iRchn1-E3NXVd-2hK2H8W-DYnku6-q2rwMi-q3PFRR-22vKcSv-22vKaJT-A9kehz-w9HjJ9-wc2syP-vUpQ9W-XarE6D-w9HcNq-UZAy9i-pLtx7C-2igSyQa-q2ApXW-srPao8-FoXerr-q2zvYf-nG3AeB-FhVvJy-saiiLq-ziLyz8-s8xiUc-RDzLN8-pJUVcj-22Zh5ds-BJc74c-q1Ho9b-q3Y8dy-p7ydjP-C1ucBM-wc2rtx-pLUKsC-vf1mPd-pLWuB1-vUx68Z-22tPcN6-q3t8M6-23MHRvU-p4VYp9-vUwZtx-w9HihG-22kWzb9

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