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- Cuff, Nicholas, et al. Show all 19 Authors
- Ecology letters 2019 v.22 no.2 pp. 302-312
- Alloteropsis; C4 photosynthesis; grasses; leaves; phenotype
- ... C₄ photosynthesis is a complex trait that boosts productivity in warm environments. Paradoxically, it evolved independently in numerous plant lineages, despite requiring specialised leaf anatomy. The anatomical modifications underlying C₄ evolution have previously been evaluated through interspecific comparisons, which capture numerous changes besides those needed for C₄ functionality. Here, we qu ...