Monday, January 09, 2017

Tomatillo Fossils, 52 Million Years Old, Are Discovered in Patagonia - The New York Times

Tomatillo Fossils, 52 Million Years Old, Are Discovered in Patagonia - The New York Times:



"The nightshades have an ominous reputation, but this large plant family is more than just its most poisonous members, like belladonna. It contains more than 2,400 different species, including some of the most widely consumed fruits and vegetables in the world, such as potatoes, tomatoes and peppers."



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