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- Silvestro, Daniele, et al. Show all 4 Authors
- The new phytologist 2015 v.207 no.2 pp. 425-436
- vascular plants; fossils; biodiversity; Bayesian theory; flora; extinction; ecosystems; Angiospermae
- ... Plants have a long evolutionary history, during which mass extinction events dramatically affected Earth's ecosystems and its biodiversity. The fossil record can shed light on the diversification dynamics of plant life and reveal how changes in the origination–extinction balance have contributed to shaping the current flora. We use a novel Bayesian approach to estimate origination and extinction r ...
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