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  • Amborella trichopoda

    Genetic sex determination and sexual instability in Amborella trichopoda

    Amborella trichopoda, the sister species of all other extant angiosperms, is typically dioecious, producing male and female flowers on separate individuals. Anger et al. map sex phenotypes onto a phylogeny of basally diverging angiosperms using maximum parsimony. Sex-ratios and phenotypes were studied in parallel over two consecutive flowering seasons for an ex situ population of […] More