Leaf hydraulic evolution led a surge in leaf photosynthetic capacity during early angiosperm diversification

Tim Brodribb, Taylor Feild

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Angiosperm evolution transformed global ecology, and much of this impact derives from the unrivalled vegetative productivity of dominant angiosperm clades. However, the origins of high photosynthetic capacity in angiosperms remain unknown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175 - 183
Number of pages9
JournalEcology Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes

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