Tiny pollen grains: first evidence of Saururaceae from the Late Cretaceous of western North America

BACKGROUND The Saururaceae, a very small family of Piperales comprising only six species in four genera, have a relatively scanty fossil record outside of Europe. The phylogenetic relationships of the four genera to each other are resolved, with the type genus Saururus occurring in both eastern North America and East Asia. No extant species occurs in… CONTINUE READING
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