A recent paper highlights a critical research gap, and reveals the potential for finding new data in old places.
Volunteers produced the most accurate annotations in-person, but both in-person and online volunteers gave good results.
Ophrys sphegodes, the early spider-orchid, is a plant with a very short pollination window. The changing climate is closing that window more and more often as the planet warms.
Results suggest that tiger nut probably originated in the late Cenozoic in Africa and reached the Americas repeatedly, independently of Columbian exchanges.