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BioMed Central

Tulip Tree (Liriodendron tulipifera)

Caption: The extraordinary level of conservation of the tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) mitochondrial genome has redefined our interpretation of evolution of the angiosperms (flowering plants), finds research in biomed Central's open access journal BMC Biology.

Credit: Gary Coté

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