Valviloculus pleristaminis

Valviloculus pleristaminis is a new fossil flower that was discovered by a group of palaeontologists based in Oregon State University and the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture. This male flower was obtained from amber mines in Myanmar, being preserved in marine sedimentary deposits belonging to mid-Cretaceous period, which is approximately 99 million years ago. It belongs to the order Laurales and its closest affiliation is with families Monimiaceae and Atherospermataceae.

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