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    Sphagnoid areolation pattern in leaves of Palaeozoic protosphagnalean mosses

    Palaeozoic Protosphagnales constitute the largest group of extinct mosses of a still uncertain affinity. Their leaf areolation resembles that of modern Sphagna, which is strikingly different from any other mosses. Ivanov et al. use original methods to analyse digitised images of fossils. They argue that the similar type of areolation may have developed through different […] More