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Re: Oldest Flower Fossil Found, 125 MYA

Uhm...so this is a new species of the genus that made the cover in 

Sun, G., D. L. Dilcher, Z. Shaoling, and Z. Zhekun. 1998. In search of 
the first flower: a Jurassic angiosperm, Archaefructus, from northeast 
China.  Science 282:1692-1695.

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