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The Origin of Flowers (3 of 3)

Caption: The newly sequenced genome of the Amborella plant will be published in the journal Science on 20 December 2013. The genome sequence sheds new light on a major event in the history of life on Earth: the origin of flowering plants, including all major food crop species. More photos are online at http://science.psu.edu/news-and-events/2013-news/dePamphilis12-2013.

Credit: Sangtae Kim

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