A Jurassic leap for flowering plants
Comprehensive phylogenomics and molecular dating support a Triassic origin for flowering plants that is substantially earlier than their appearance in the fossil record, leaving a puzzling gap spanning the entire Jurassic period.
Mandel, J. (2019). A Jurassic leap for flowering plants. Nature Plants, 5 (5), 455-456. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41477-019-0423-y