Evolutionary history of oaks

Source: Science Daily

Oaks have a complex evolutionary history that has long eluded scientists. New research, however, provides the most detailed account to date of the evolution of oaks, recovering the 56-million-year history that has made the oaks one of the most diverse, abundant and important woody plant groups to the ecology and economy of the northern hemisphere.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191014111726.htm