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New home for tiny aquatics

A shake-up of current thinking about the evolution of the angiosperms — the flowering plants — is a consequence of the relocation of a hitherto obscure branch on the angiosperm evolutionary tree.

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Figure 1: A new branch near the root of the angiosperm evolutionary tree.
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Friis, E., Crane, P. New home for tiny aquatics. Nature 446, 269–270 (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/446269a

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