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Fossils suggest flowers originated 50 million years earlier than thought, eLife, December 18, 2018 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/12/181218115205.htm Qiang Fu, Jose Bienvenido Diez, Mike Pole, Manuel García Ávila, Zhong-Jian Liu, Hang Chu, Yemao Hou, Pengfei Yin, Guo-Qiang Zhang, Kaihe Du, Xin Wang. An unexpected noncarpellate epigynous flower from the Jurassic of China. eLife, 2018; 7 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.38827 https://elifesciences.org/articles/38827 Yours, Paul H.
Poisonous angiosperms might has caused the dinosaur extinctions because they could not taste the poisons in the plants. Warning, do not suffer the same fate; do not eat large amounts of spinach. http://www.techtimes.com/articles/224517/20180405/turns-out-dinosaurs-were-killed-off-by-flowers-then-the-asteroid-put-the-nail-in-the-coffin.htm
Oxytropidoceras posted a topic in Fossil NewsDid Flowering Plants Evolve On A Lost Continent, Like Darwin Imagined? David Bressan , Forbes, March 22, 2018 https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/2018/03/22/did-flowering-plants-evolve-on-a-lost-continent-like-darwin-imagined/#7c22ea017f68 https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidbressan/#19529c663092 the paper is: Sgorbati, S., D'Antraccoli, M., Citterio, S., Gentili, R. and Peruzzi, L., 2018. Was Charles Darwin right in his explanation of the ‘abominable mystery’?. Italian Botanist, 5, p.25. https://italianbotanist.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=24699 Yours, Paul H.