More Living Fossils…

From wiki..

..there more than one way to interprete data…:wink

Living fossils..

Plants

    • Amborella – a plant from New Caledonia, possibly closest to base of the flowering plants
    • Sycamore tree – leaves of fossil sycamores have an incredibly similar phenotype to those living today
    • Trapa – water caltrops, seeds, and leaves of numerous extinct species are known all the way back to the Cretaceous.
    • Nelumbo – several species of lotus flower are known exclusively from fossils dating back to the Cretaceous.

 

 

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