Impact Flowers: Zingiber flower

Beth King, STRI
April 1, 2021
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Beth King, STRI

Zingiber flower. Flowers began to diversify long ago, but only after the asteroid impact that killed the dinosaurs did flowering plants take over tropical forests. Today Colombia, where this study was done, is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world.

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