Ecological Archives E087-085-A1

William K. Cornwell, Dylan W. Schwilk, and David D. Ackerly. 2006. A trait-based test for habitat filtering: convex hull volume. Ecology 87:1465–1471.

Appendix A (Table A1). Summary statistics for species pools of 54 woody plant species at Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve and for the "global" pool. Log-10 transformed means and standard deviation in parentheses. For species with compound leaves, leaf area refers to the size of individual leaflets.

   
Jasper Ridge woody species
"Global" pool
 
 
Units
N
Mean
SD
Range
N
Mean
SD
Range
Data Source
Wood density g/cm3 54
0.62
0.11
0.33–0.80 1180
0.58
0.16
1.12–1.1 Brown 1997
     
(-0.22)
(0.086)
   
(-0.25)
(0.12)
   
                     
Specific leaf area mm2/mg 54
17.8
10.4
4.5–44.9 1879
12.8
8.8
0.66–69.4 Wright et al. 2004
     
(1.17)
(0.26)
   
(1.01)
(0.31)
   
                     
Leaf area cm2 54
17.2
28.9
0.05–152.6 1191
34.8
146.6
0.01–3190 Wright, unpublished
     
(0.79)
(0.76)
   
(0.84)
(0.83)
   
                     
Seed mass mg 54
1283
5058
0.04–35714 12987
1992
179930
7 × 10-5–2.05 × 107 Moles et al. 2005
     
(1.07)
(1.46)
   
(0.68)
(1.29)
   

LITERATURE CITED

Brown, S. 1997. Estimating biomass and biomass change of tropical forests: a primer. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy.

Moles, A. T., D. D. Ackerly, C. O. Webb, J. C. Tweddle, J. B. Dickie, et al. 2005. A brief history of seed size. Science 307:576–580.

Wright, I. J., P. B. Reich, M. Westoby, D. D. Ackerly, Z. Baruch, et al. 2004. The worldwide leaf economics spectrum. Nature 428:821–827.



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