Advanced vascular function discovered in a widespread moss

@article{Brodribb2020AdvancedVF,
  title={Advanced vascular function discovered in a widespread moss},
  author={Timothy J. Brodribb and Marc Carriqu{\'i} and Sylvain Delzon and S. A. M. McAdam and N. Michele Holbrook},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  year={2020},
  volume={6},
  pages={273-279}
}
The evolution of terrestrial plants capable of growing upwards into the dry atmosphere profoundly transformed the Earth. A transition from small, ‘non-vascular’ bryophytes to arborescent vascular plants during the Devonian period is partially attributed to the evolutionary innovation of an internal vascular system capable of functioning under the substantial water tension associated with vascular water transport. Here, we show that vascular function in one of the most widespread living… 

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