adjective /sɪm.əlˈteɪ̯n.i.əs,ˌsaɪ̯m.əlˈteɪ̯n.i.əs/
Occurring or transpiring at the same time.

As with the Lejeuneaceae, this pattern of massive speciation appears to be correlated with the Cretaceous explosion of the angiosperms and the simultaneous creation of a host of new microenvironments, differing in humidity, light intensity, texture, etc.

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