NANFA-- Fossil Find: Earliest Known Flowering Plant Lived in Water!

Jeffrey Fullerton (
Sat, 04 May 2002 09:54:55 -0400

A neat discovery from China.

Early Cretaceous flowering plant grew in a lake coexisting with ancient
fishes, crocodiles and dinosaurs. Had frail leaves similar to water
crowfoots and cabomba which suggests a relationship to modern water
lilies- Cabombacae!
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