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Chinese And U.S. Scientists Identify The World's Oldest Flowering Plant

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Chinese and American researchers have retrieved the fossilized remains of an ancient scrap of vegetation and given it a label sure to get the attention of botanists and plant lovers everywhere. "This is the world's oldest flowering plant," said David Dilcher, a graduate research professor at the University of Florida.

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