Palaeobotanical redux: revisiting the age of the angiosperms

  title={Palaeobotanical redux: revisiting the age of the angiosperms},
  author={P. Herendeen and E. M. Friis and K. Pedersen and P. Crane},
  journal={Nature Plants},
  • P. Herendeen, E. M. Friis, +1 author P. Crane
  • Published 2017
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Plants
  • Angiosperms (flowering plants) are the most diverse of all major lineages of land plants and the dominant autotrophs in most terrestrial ecosystems. Their evolutionary and ecological appearance is therefore of considerable interest and has significant implications for understanding patterns of diversification in other lineages, including insects and other animals. More than half a century ago, influential reviews showed that while angiosperms are richly represented in sediments of Late… CONTINUE READING
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