The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification. / Sauquet, Hervé; von Balthazar, Maria; Magallón, Susana; Doyle, James A; Endress, Peter K; Bailes, Emily; Barroso de Morais, Erica; Bull-Hereñu, Kester; Carrive, Laetitia; Chartier, Marion; Chomicki, Guillaume; Coiro, Mario; Cornette, Raphaël; El Ottra, Juliana HL; Epicoco, Cyril; Foster, Charles SP; Jabbour, Florian; Haevermans, Agathe; Haevermans, Thomas; Hernández, Rebeca; Little, Stefan A; Löfstrand, Stefan; Luna, Javier A; Massoni, Julien; Nadot, Sophie; Pamperl, Susanne; Prieu, Charlotte; Reyes, Elisabeth; dos Santos, Patrícia; Schoonderwoerd, Kristel M; Sontag, Susanne; Soulebeau, Anaëlle; Staedler, Yannick; Tschan, Georg F; Wing-Sze Leung, Amy; Schönenberger, Jürg.

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The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification. / Sauquet, Hervé; von Balthazar, Maria; Magallón, Susana; Doyle, James A; Endress, Peter K; Bailes, Emily; Barroso de Morais, Erica; Bull-Hereñu, Kester; Carrive, Laetitia; Chartier, Marion; Chomicki, Guillaume; Coiro, Mario; Cornette, Raphaël; El Ottra, Juliana HL; Epicoco, Cyril; Foster, Charles SP; Jabbour, Florian; Haevermans, Agathe; Haevermans, Thomas; Hernández, Rebeca; Little, Stefan A; Löfstrand, Stefan; Luna, Javier A; Massoni, Julien; Nadot, Sophie; Pamperl, Susanne; Prieu, Charlotte; Reyes, Elisabeth; dos Santos, Patrícia; Schoonderwoerd, Kristel M; Sontag, Susanne; Soulebeau, Anaëlle; Staedler, Yannick; Tschan, Georg F; Wing-Sze Leung, Amy; Schönenberger, Jürg.

In: Nature Communications, Vol. 8, 16047, 01.08.2017, p. 1-10.

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Sauquet, H, von Balthazar, M, Magallón, S, Doyle, JA, Endress, PK, Bailes, E, Barroso de Morais, E, Bull-Hereñu, K, Carrive, L, Chartier, M, Chomicki, G, Coiro, M, Cornette, R, El Ottra, JHL, Epicoco, C, Foster, CSP, Jabbour, F, Haevermans, A, Haevermans, T, Hernández, R, Little, SA, Löfstrand, S, Luna, JA, Massoni, J, Nadot, S, Pamperl, S, Prieu, C, Reyes, E, dos Santos, P, Schoonderwoerd, KM, Sontag, S, Soulebeau, A, Staedler, Y, Tschan, GF, Wing-Sze Leung, A & Schönenberger, J 2017, 'The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification', Nature Communications, vol. 8, 16047, pp. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms16047

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Sauquet, H., von Balthazar, M., Magallón, S., Doyle, J. A., Endress, P. K., Bailes, E., Barroso de Morais, E., Bull-Hereñu, K., Carrive, L., Chartier, M., Chomicki, G., Coiro, M., Cornette, R., El Ottra, J. HL., Epicoco, C., Foster, C. SP., Jabbour, F., Haevermans, A., Haevermans, T., ... Schönenberger, J. (2017). The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification. Nature Communications, 8, 1-10. [16047]. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms16047

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Sauquet H, von Balthazar M, Magallón S, Doyle JA, Endress PK, Bailes E et al. The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification. Nature Communications. 2017 Aug 1;8:1-10. 16047. https://doi.org/10.1038/ncomms16047

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Sauquet, Hervé ; von Balthazar, Maria ; Magallón, Susana ; Doyle, James A ; Endress, Peter K ; Bailes, Emily ; Barroso de Morais, Erica ; Bull-Hereñu, Kester ; Carrive, Laetitia ; Chartier, Marion ; Chomicki, Guillaume ; Coiro, Mario ; Cornette, Raphaël ; El Ottra, Juliana HL ; Epicoco, Cyril ; Foster, Charles SP ; Jabbour, Florian ; Haevermans, Agathe ; Haevermans, Thomas ; Hernández, Rebeca ; Little, Stefan A ; Löfstrand, Stefan ; Luna, Javier A ; Massoni, Julien ; Nadot, Sophie ; Pamperl, Susanne ; Prieu, Charlotte ; Reyes, Elisabeth ; dos Santos, Patrícia ; Schoonderwoerd, Kristel M ; Sontag, Susanne ; Soulebeau, Anaëlle ; Staedler, Yannick ; Tschan, Georg F ; Wing-Sze Leung, Amy ; Schönenberger, Jürg. / The ancestral flower of angiosperms and its early diversification. In: Nature Communications. 2017 ; Vol. 8. pp. 1-10.

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