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Palaeobotany: A tree without leaves

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The puzzle presented by the famous stumps of Gilboa, New York, finds a solution in the discovery of two fossil specimens that allow the entire structure of these early trees to be reconstructed.

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  1. Brigitte Meyer-Berthaud (CNRS) and Anne-Laure Decombeix (Université Montpellier 2) are in the Unité Mixte de Recherche Botanique et Bioinformatique de l'Architecture des Plantes (AMAP), CIRAD, 34398 Montpellier Cedex 5, France. meyerberthaud@cirad.fr; anne-laure.decombeix@cirad.fr

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