Oldest known plants found to be 1.6 billion years old

#fossils #oldestplants #initiallife #India #RedAlgae Fossils looking similar to red algae were recently unearthed in India in phosphate-rich sedimentary rocks from Chitrakoot. The fossils are believed to be 1.6 billion years old, which contradicts the presently known fact that oldest-known plants were 1.2 billion year old red algae from Canadian Arctic. The researchers said cellular … Continue reading Oldest known plants found to be 1.6 billion years old