Kew scientists find daisy fossils from dinosaur times

Fossil pollen grains from the Asteraceae or daisy family have been discovered in Antarctica by scientists from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and colleagues in Argentina and New Zealand, drastically pushing back the assumed origin of this flowering plant lineage by twenty million years.

by Jonathan Tilley
Asters. Image: MorgueFile
Asters. Image: MorgueFile

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