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SCIENCE: Earth’s First Flower Was Bisexual

Bisexual Flower

The first flower to ever exist on earth, 140 million years ago, was bisexual. Scientists have discovered a dinosaur-age flower which was the ancestor of all flowers on earth – and it has both male and female reproductive parts.

In botanical science, flowers with both pollen-producing and seed-producing capabilities are called bisexual or – rather sweetly – perfect.

Researchers led by Hervé Sauquet, an associate professor at France’s University of Paris-Sud, virtually reconstructed the flower, according to Live Science.

By Josh Jackman – Full Story at Pink News


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