Celastrophyllum circinerve

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Celastrophyllum circinerve One of the earliest flowering plants known to palaeobotanists, belonging to the family Celastraceae which pre-dates most others. The family began with C. circinerve in the Early Cretaceous and survives today in the form of Euonymus europaeus, the spindle tree, or burning bush.

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Celastrophyllum circinerve One of the earliest flowering plants known to palaeobotanists. Flowering plants of the family Celastraceae began with C. circinerve in the Early Cretaceous, and survive today in the form of Euonymus europaeus, the spindle tree. See ANGIOSPERM.

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