Ecology: Speciation drives plant extinction

Ecology: Speciation drives plant extinction

Nature 474, 7349 (2011). doi:10.1038/474008d

An animal’s risk of extinction is associated with species traits such as body size and geographic range — but this is not the case for plants. Jonathan Davies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada, and his colleagues report that, contrary to patterns seen in animals,

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