The Torreya (Torreya taxifolia) is Missing its Megafaunal Disperser

Originally posted on GeorgiaBeforePeople:
The torreya (Torreya taxifolia), also known as the stinking cedar because its crushed needles give off a strong resin odor, is a relic species thought to have been more widespread during warm climatic phases of the Pleistocene.  It likely diverged from an ancestor that was even more widespread during the Miocene…

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