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Unexpected flowers in the Jurassic

Did flowering plants appear earlier than the fossil record indicates? Two papers independently conclude they did - and suggest what fossil evidence we should look for.

Image: Scott Zona/Wikimedia Commons.

One of a kind…

Rare and monotypic Amborella is probably the living – extant – flowering plant closest evolutionarily to the first true member of the angiosperm group.