Botany: New home for tiny aquatics

  title={Botany: New home for tiny aquatics},
  author={Else Marie Friis and Peter Crane},
Many new constellations in the angiosperm evolutionary tree have come to light as relationships within the flowering plants have been explored using molecular analyses. Some of these changes were not unexpected. But others have resulted in fundamental reinterpretations of angiosperm evolution. On page 312 of this issue, Saarela et al. report one of the most striking realignments required so far. They find that the diminutive, moss-like, aquatic plants Hydatella and Trithuria, which are members… CONTINUE READING


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