Sympatric speciation in palms on an oceanic island

@article{Savolainen2006SympatricSI,
  title={Sympatric speciation in palms on an oceanic island},
  author={Vincent Savolainen and Marie-Charlotte Anstett and Christian Lexer and Ian Hutton and James J. Clarkson and Maria Vibe Norup and Martyn P. Powell and David A. Springate and Nicolas Salamin and William J. Baker},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={441},
  pages={210-213}
}
The origin of species diversity has challenged biologists for over two centuries. [...] Key Result A large dated phylogenetic tree shows that the two species of Howea, endemic to the remote Lord Howe Island, are sister taxa and diverged from each other well after the island was formed 6.9 million years ago. During fieldwork, we found a substantial disjunction in flowering time that is correlated with soil preference.Expand

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