January 4, 2019

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    Thirty clues to the exceptional diversification of flowering plants

    As angiosperms became one of the megadiverse groups of macroscopic eukaryotes, they forged modern ecosystems and promoted the evolution of extant terrestrial biota. Unequal distribution of species among lineages suggests that diversification, the process that ultimately determines species richness, acted differentially through angiosperm evolution. Magallón et al. investigate how angiosperms became megadiverse by identifying the […] More