Age of the most recent common ancestor of extant orchids

Range 76-84 Mya
Organism Plant orchid
Reference Hsiao et al., Researches on orchid biology and biotechnology. Plant Cell Physiol. 2011 Jul 26 p.4 of 47 top paragraphPubMed ID21791545
Primary Source Ramírez SR, Gravendeel B, Singer RB, Marshall CR, Pierce NE. Dating the origin of the Orchidaceae from a fossil orchid with its pollinator. Nature. 2007 Aug 30 448(7157):1042-5PubMed ID17728756
Comments Mya=Million years ago
Entered by Uri M
ID 106654