Rise from the ashes - the reconstruction of charcoal fossil flowers.

@article{Schnenberger2005RiseFT,
  title={Rise from the ashes - the reconstruction of charcoal fossil flowers.},
  author={J{\"u}rg Sch{\"o}nenberger},
  journal={Trends in plant science},
  year={2005},
  volume={10 9},
  pages={436-43}
}
The fossil record provides a unique opportunity to study the evolutionary history and past diversity of life. Without making use of palaeontological data, a comprehensive understanding of the phylogeny and present diversity of life would remain elusive. Angiosperms (flowering plants) are the largest and most diverse group of land plants. Our understanding of their evolution has in recent years profited immensely from the discovery and study of three-dimensionally preserved fossil flowers… CONTINUE READING
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