Skip to main content

Table 3 Mean values of hydraulic and leaf traits for evergreen and deciduous functional groups and the results of MANOVA to test the effect of leaf phenology on measured traits

From: Do karst woody plants control xylem tension to avoid substantial xylem cavitation in the wet season?

Traits Deciduous Evergreen
Ψmin* −1.33 −1.05
Pn 9.34 7.59
gs** 0.3 0.17
Kl*** 4.14 1.28
Ψ50 −1.11 −2.03
Klnoon 1.23 0.73
Loss 64.7 42.7
 Margin* −0.27 0.98
MANOVA F P
Functional group 2.654 0.181
  1. * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001. Trait abbreviations and units as in Table 2. MANOVA was performed using the Pillais Trace statistic (= 0.181)