Dinganthus sheds new light on evolution of flowers

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 08:40 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The evolution of flowers is among the foremost topics in evolutionary science. There is a long-held hypothesis in botany that a flower is a telescoped shoot. It has been cherished by many botanists and supported by various studies of living flowers, but there is no related fossil evidence proving or rejecting this hypothesis.

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