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Table 2 Names of fossils used to calibrate the tree, with the respective exponential prior parameters used

From: Origin and global diversification patterns of tropical rain forests: inferences from a complete genus-level phylogeny of palms

Fossil name Hard lower bound (Ma) Soft upper bound 95% (Ma) Exponential mean (uncertainty)
Sabalites carolinensis 85.8 88.8 1
Mauritiidites 65 69.49 1.5
Attaleinae 54.8 60.79 2
Hyphaene kapelmanii 27 28.5 0.5
  1. Ma = millions of years.