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November 25, 2020

Chinese chestnut (Sterculia monosperma)

Chinese chestnut (Sterculia monosperma), a tropical nut-bearing tree native to Southern China and Taiwan.

[This research was supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation (grants DEB 1208809, DEB 1442280, DBI 1458640, DBI 1547229, DBI 1523667 and DEB 1916632.]

Learn more in the Florida Museum of Natural History news story Plant study challenges tropics' reputation as site of modern evolutionary innovation. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: Nov. 25, 2020)

Credit: Miao Sun, Department of Biology, Aarhus University

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