Posted by: Sandy Steinman | September 15, 2017

Why Leaves Come In Many Sizes 

The BBC reports on new research on the complex reasons leaves come in many sizes

The huge variety of leaves in the plant kingdom has long been a source of wonder and fascination.

The conventional wisdom is that leaf size is limited by the balance between how much water is available to a plant and the risk of overheating.

However, a study of more than 7,000 plant species around the world suggests the answer may be more complex.

Read story at  Clues to why leaves come in many sizes – BBC News

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