The age and diversification of the angiosperms re-revisited.

  title={The age and diversification of the angiosperms re-revisited.},
  author={Charles D. Bell and Douglas E. Soltis and Pamela S. Soltis},
  journal={American journal of botany},
  volume={97 8},
UNLABELLED PREMISE OF THE STUDY It has been 8 years since the last comprehensive analysis of divergence times across the angiosperms. Given recent methodological improvements in estimating divergence times, refined understanding of relationships among major angiosperm lineages, and the immense interest in using large angiosperm phylogenies to investigate questions in ecology and comparative biology, new estimates of the ages of the major clades are badly needed. Improved estimations of… 

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