New Phytologist 2001, 152, 69-83. DOI: 10.1046/j.0028-646X.2001.00239.x

Consistency of species ranking based on functional leaf traits

Supplementary material to Garnier E, Laurent G, Bellmann A, Debain S, Berthelier P, Ducout B, Roumet C and Navas M.-L. Consistency of species ranking based on functional leaf traits. New Phytologist 2001; 152: 6983.

Appendix 1  Means and standard error of means (between brackets) of water-saturated specific leaf area (m2 kg-1) of the species studied in Cazarils at different dates and years and in Camp Redon and Les Agros in May 1999

SpeciesCazarilsCamp RedonLes Agros
Oct 97Jan 98May 98July 98May 99May 99May 99
Acer monspessulanum  13.4 (0.4) 12.6 (0.3)11.9 (0.4)14.3 (0.5)
Aegilops geniculata  22.6 (0.6) 22.7 (0.8)27.0 (0.6) 
Anagallis arvensis  28.7 (1.3) 40.0 (2.0)  
Aristolochia rotunda  20.6 (0.7) 20.5 (0.3) 27.6 (1.5)
Avena barbata  25.2 (0.6) 25.4 (0.7)23.6 (0.9) 
Avenula bromoides19.5 (1.2) 16.4 (0.8)10.1 (0.4)15.6 (0.7)  
Brachypodium distachyon  28.2 (1.3) 31.4 (2.9)  
Brachypodium phoenicoides12.3 (0.6)12.3 (0.4)12.9 (0.5)13.3 (0.4)15.3 (0.6) 18.0 (1.3)
Bromus erectus16.1 (0.4)17.2 (0.6)12.8 (0.8)13.1 (0.5)17.4 (0.6)17.4 (0.8) 
Bromus lanceolatus 30.0 (1.1)23.8 (0.6) 25.1 (0.9)22.7 (0.7) 
Bupleurum rigidum  11.3 (0.4) 12.4 (0.9)9.4 (0.3) 
Buxus sempervirens5.4 (0.2)5.2 (0.2)6.0 (0.3)6.7 (0.2)6.1 (0.2)6.1 (0.3) 
Calamintha nepeta19.0 (1.3)38.3 (2.6)27.5 (2.7)17.4 (1.3)25.3 (0.9)26.6 (0.7)29.1 (1.4)
Carex hallerana  17.1 (0.6) 13.8 (0.6)  
Catananche coerulea  15.2 (0.3) 16.0 (0.8)  
Clematis vitalba  26.1 (3.0) 19.7 (1.9)27.5 (1.1) 
Convolvulus arvensis  24.2 (0.5) 26.3 (1.2)22.7 (0.8) 
Crataegus monogyna  10.6 (0.4) 10.5 (0.2) 14.1 (0.5)
Crepis sancta  21.7 (1.4) 32.4 (3.5)26.3 (2.1) 
Crepis vesicaria  15.1 (0.9) 25.8 (1.1)18.0 (0.5) 
Dactylis glomerata26.1 (2.1)24.8 (1.1)18.3 (0.8)16.4 (0.5)21.9 (1.5)25.2 (1.2)28.1 (1.3)
Daucus carota25.0 (1.9)23.5 (0.9)18.0 (1.0)9.5 (0.4)17.5 (0.7)12.9 (0.5) 
Dorycnium hirsutum15.7 (0.6)9.8 (0.6)23.3 (0.5)14.9 (0.8)18.9 (0.6)  
Dorycnium pentaphyllum  11.4 (0.5) 14.5 (0.6) 18.3 (0.9)
Echinops ritro  11.0 (0.4) 11.8 (0.7)  
Eryngium campestre  8.6 (0.8) 10.3 (0.8)  
Helianthemum nummularium13.6 (1.0)13.5 (0.5)14.7 (0.4)10.9 (0.3)16.5 (0.8) 15.0 (0.6)
Juniperus oxycedrus5.0 (0.1)4.5 (0.2)6.1 (0.3)6.5 (0.2)7.1 (0.1)  
Kickxia spuria  18.4 (1.4) 34.2 (1.0)34.5 (2.3) 
Lavandula latifolia8.4 (0.4)7.2 (0.2)11.7 (1.1)7.7 (0.2)9.8 (0.6) 12.2 (0.4)
Lonicera etrusca  16.9 (0.5) 15.1 (0.5)  
Lotus corniculatus  18.2 (0.4) 20.7 (1.4)  
Medicago minima34.8 (1.8)26.9 (1.4)21.2 (0.4) 22.2 (0.6)33.1 (1.3) 
Phillyrea latifolia  9.1 (0.3)  7.5 (0.2) 
Phleum pratense 28.7 (0.8)22.2 (1.4) 24.4 (0.7)  
Pistacia terebinthus9.1 (0.4) 12.3 (0.3)9.3 (0.3)11.2 (0.3)10.8 (0.2)14.3 (0.6)
Plantago lanceolata  10.6 (0.5) 16.7 (1.2)15.8 (1.1)19.9 (1.0)
Potentilla crantzii  13.3 (0.5) 12.3 (0.6)  
Prunus mahaleb  13.5 (0.5)12.0 (0.8)12.4 (0.3)  
Prunus spinosa  10.7 (0.5) 12.4 (0.8)  
Psoralea bituminosa  15.0 (0.6) 19.8 (0.8)19.1 (0.9)19.3 (0.4)
Quercus ilex5.8 (0.3)5.1 (0.2)9.4 (0.6)5.7 (0.2)6.2 (0.2)6.7 (0.1) 
Quercus pubescens8.7 (0.3) 9.2 (0.3)8.9 (0.3)9.5 (0.2)9.9 (0.4)10.6 (0.5)
Rosa micrantha  11.6 (0.4) 12.8 (0.5)  
Rubia peregrina  13.8 (0.8) 18.6 (1.2)14.2 (0.5)16.3 (1.5)
Rubus sp.  14.4 (0.6) 12.3 (0.2)17.0 (0.7)18.7 (0.5)
Ruscus aculeatus  11.9 (1.4) 18.1 (1.5)  
Sanguisorba minor  15.1 (0.7) 19.4 (0.9)17.7 (0.8) 
Scabiosa atropurpurea  11.4 (0.3) 12.0 (0.5)12.0 (0.3)13.5 (0.6)
Stachys officinalis  13.4 (0.6) 16.5 (0.5)  
Teucrium chamaedrys  11.3 (0.3) 13.0 (0.7) 14.3 (0.5)
Thymus vulgaris9.5 (0.3)7.6 (0.2)12.2 (0.4)9.5 (0.5)13.1 (0.3)  
Trifolium angustifolium  15.6 (0.4) 21.7 (1.3)  
Urospermum dalechampii  21.6 (0.6) 24.1 (1.4)31.9 (1.9) 
Viburnum tinus  13.7 (0.4) 11.9 (0.5)10.9 (0.5)16.3 (0.7)
Viola scotophylla  15.9 (0.8) 21.1 (1.6)  
Xeranthemum inapertum 29.2 (1.1)31.7 (1.1)23.4 (0.5)39.4 (1.3)  
n, 10.

Appendix 2 Means and standard error of means (between brackets) of water-saturated leaf dry matter content (mg g-1) of the species studied in Cazarils at different dates and years and in Camp Redon and Les Agros in May 1999

SpeciesCazarilsCamp RedonLes Agros
Oct 97Jan 98May 98July 98May 99May 99May 99
Acer monspessulanum  429 (5) 428 (4)437 (9)421 (6)
Aegilops geniculata  265 (4) 263 (7)254 (3) 
Anagallis arvensis  172 (4) 129 (4)  
Aristolochia rotunda  243 (4) 237 (3) 216 (4)
Avena barbata  231 (4) 250 (6)232 (4) 
Avenula bromoides279 (10) 277 (10)360 (6)292 (7)  
Brachypodium distachyon 339 (35)348 (12) 280 (8)  
Brachypodium phoenicoides420 (21)382 (14)381 (5)405 (10)376 (6) 373 (6)
Bromus erectus343 (7)329 (7)343 (10)401 (8)358 (29)316 (7) 
Bromus lanceolatus 255 (10)277 (8) 293 (8)279 (6) 
Bupleurum rigidum  344 (9) 346 (15)398 (7) 
Buxus sempervirens476 (3)489 (3)472 (13)431 (5)462 (13)482 (14) 
Calamintha nepeta273 (18)207 (7)215 (10)278 (9)212 (4)189 (5)199 (7)
Carex hallerana  404 (5) 373 (11)  
Catananche coerulea  152 (7) 126 (4)  
Clematis vitalba  220 (8) 284 (10)254 (4) 
Convolvulus arvensis  201 (4) 195 (5)221 (9) 
Crataegus monogyna  427 (7) 386 (8) 361 (6)
Crepis sancta  137 (5) 109 (7)138 (8) 
Crepis vesicaria  158 (6) 141 (5)161 (4) 
Dactylis glomerata269 (11)293 (6)318 (4)375 (7)308 (4)294 (7)316 (9)
Daucus carota226 (12)264 (7)252 (8)246 (7)257 (10)222 (6) 
Dorycnium hirsutum278 (6)338 (12)251 (7)304 (6)269 (5)  
Dorycnium pentaphyllum  352 (5) 316 (5) 277 (6)
Echinops ritro  205 (5) 165 (4)  
Eryngium campestre  288 (28) 231 (7)  
Helianthemum nummularium291 (8)276 (5)278 (4)273 (7)277 (6) 297 (4)
Juniperus oxycedrus495 (6)500 (15)401 (14)425 (7)452 (7)  
Kickxia spuria  212 (10) 162 (3)158 (8) 
Lavandula latifolia295 (9)364 (11)215 (14)271 (4)250 (9) 204 (4)
Lonicera etrusca  270 (6) 287 (8)  
Lotus corniculatus  242 (4) 188 (28)  
Medicago minima192 (4)296 (10)274 (6) 260 (4)195 (5) 
Phillyrea latifolia  389 (11)  446 (7) 
Phleum pratense 272 (6)311 (8) 291 (4)  
Pistacia terebinthus488 (17) 345 (8)430 (5)377 (10)415 (7)351 (10)
Plantago lanceolata  257 (8) 175 (8)174 (9)166 (9)
Potentilla crantzii  366 (13) 333 (6)  
Prunus mahaleb  326 (5)354 (7)304 (8)  
Prunus spinosa  382 (13) 364 (14)  
Psoralea bituminosa  266 (5) 236 (10)269 (9)237 (5)
Quercus ilex530 (11)522 (6)340 (20)511 (6)471 (9)446 (3) 
Quercus pubescens536 (27) 450 (9)470 (8)439 (5)448 (3)417 (12)
Rosa micrantha  393 (4) 381 (12)  
Rubia peregrina  228 (6) 195 (11)211 (8)213 (11)
Rubus sp.  397 (8) 401 (5)299 (5)313 (5)
Ruscus aculeatus  309 (34) 187 (13)  
Sanguisorba minor  356 (4) 331 (8)318 (5) 
Scabiosa atropurpurea  213 (4) 217 (6)193 (4)222 (9)
Stachys officinalis  277 (5) 264 (4)  
Teucrium chamaedrys  368 (5) 284 (11) 300 (6)
Thymus vulgaris327 (11)382 (8)292 (7)366 (10)292 (7)  
Trifolium angustifolium  276 (5) 288 (7)  
Urospermum dalechampii  131 (3) 130 (3)103 (5) 
Viburnum tinus  329 (5) 359 (9)379 (17)309 (7)
Viola scotophylla  284 (7) 240 (9)  
Xeranthemum inapertum 187 (5)165 (3)263 (7)147 (3)  
n, 10.

Appendix 3 Means and standard error of means (between brackets) of leaf nitrogen concentration (mmol g-1) of the species studied in Cazarils at different dates and years and in Camp Redon and Les Agros in May 1999

SpeciesCazarilsCamp RedonLes Agros
Oct. 97Jan. 98May 98July 98May 99May 99May 99
Acer monspessulanum  1.13 (0.04) 1.28 (0.02)1.59 (0.04)1.52 (0.08)
Aegilops geniculata  1.73 (0.07) 1.79 (0.04)2.33 (0.06) 
Anagallis arvensis  1.69 (0.08) 2.06 (0.05)  
Aristolochia rotunda  2.35 (0.04) 2.49 (0.04) 2.34 (0.12)
Avena barbata  1.74 (0.11) 1.77 (0.07)1.55 (0.11) 
Avenula bromoides1.86 (0.12) 1.32 (0.08)0.93 (0.01)1.16 (0.07)  
Brachypodium distachyon 2.32 (0.09)1.56 (0.03) 1.90 (0.06)  
Brachypodium phoenicoides1.15 (0.13)1.23 (0.11)1.21 (0.05)0.95 (0.03)1.44 (0.03) 1.51 (0.10)
Bromus erectus1.76 (0.09)2.25 (0.16)1.36 (0.07)1.12 (0.04)1.34 (0.07)1.71 (0.12) 
Bromus lanceolatus 2.10 (0.16)1.52 (0.08) 1.62 (0.09)1.34 (0.04) 
Bupleurum rigidum  1.23 (0.08) 1.16 (0.06)0.98 (0.03) 
Buxus sempervirens1.35 (0.05)1.20 (0.06)1.06 (0.03)1.25 (0.03)1.04 (0.06)0.82 (0.04) 
Calamintha nepeta1.53 (0.15)2.02 (0.10)2.22 (0.17)1.18 (0.03)1.53 (0.10)2.28 (0.06)1.93 (0.07)
Carex hallerana  1.21 (0.02) 1.33 (0.03)  
Catananche coerulea  1.83 (0.05) 1.45 (0.02)  
Clematis vitalba  2.15 (0.16) 1.96 (0.21)2.30 (0.18) 
Convolvulus arvensis  1.89 (0.06) 2.06 (0.06)2.05 (0.08) 
Crataegus monogyna  1.12 (0.06) 1.14 (0.02) 1.35 (0.08)
Crepis sancta  1.21 (0.06) 1.31 (0.06)1.35 (0.09) 
Crepis vesicaria  1.59 (0.06) 1.52 (0.05)1.97 (0.08) 
Dactylis glomerata2.27 (0.22)2.56 (0.14)1.78 (0.08)1.22 (0.06)2.16 (0.04)2.29 (0.11)2.45 (0.11)
Daucus carota2.56 (0.11)2.10 (0.07)2.11 (0.09)1.45 (0.08)1.50 (0.14)1.97 (0.13) 
Dorycnium hirsutum2.12 (0.09)1.52 (0.07)2.48 (0.03)1.92 (0.09)2.08 (0.02)  
Dorycnium pentaphyllum  1.75 (0.06) 1.90 (0.01) 2.44 (0.11)
Echinops ritro  1.71 (0.04) 1.92 (0.12)  
Eryngium campestre  1.36 (0.03) 1.54 (0.06)  
Helianthemum nummularium1.70 (0.10)2.01 (0.09)1.74 (0.06)1.22 (0.02)1.49 (0.04) 1.83 (0.07)
Juniperus oxycedrus0.94 (0.06)0.76 (0.02)0.89 (0.05)0.80 (0.03)0.60 (0.07)  
Kickxia spuria  0.92 (0.08) 1.50 (0.04)1.57 (0.03) 
Lavandula latifolia1.12 (0.04)0.92 (0.01)1.49 (0.08)0.87 (0.06)0.96 (0.06) 1.39 (0.06)
Lonicera etrusca  1.59 (0.19) 1.30 (0.10)  
Lotus corniculatus  2.18 (0.05) 2.19 (0.06)  
Medicago minima2.76 (0.01)2.41 (0.07)2.59 (0.02) 2.76 (0.08)3.45 (0.10) 
Phillyrea latifolia  1.29 (0.02)  0.82 (0.04) 
Phleum pratense 2.68 (0.18)1.78 (0.10) 1.76 (0.08)  
Pistacia terebinthus0.89 (0.08) 1.73 (0.03)1.55 (0.07)1.47 (0.14)1.54 (0.04)1.77 (0.11)
Plantago lanceolata  0.79 (0.01) 1.45 (0.04)1.28 (0.08)1.71 (0.07)
Potentilla crantzii  1.26 (0.06) 1.29 (0.16)  
Prunus mahaleb  1.62 (0.06)1.39 (0.02)1.53 (0.07)  
Prunus spinosa  1.38 (0.12) 1.36 (0.10)  
Psoralea bituminosa  2.79 (0.10) 3.00 (0.09)3.06 (0.08)3.15 (0.12)
Quercus ilex1.14 (0.09)1.09 (0.06)1.23 (0.12)1.06 (0.04)0.80 (0.04)1.18 (0.01) 
Quercus pubescens1.36 (0.05) 1.44 (0.06)1.46 (0.05)1.42 (0.03)1.21 (0.02)1.51 (0.06)
Rosa micrantha  1.62 (0.12) 1.36 (0.03)  
Rubia peregrina  1.23 (0.10) 1.47 (0.09)1.01 (0.07)1.39 (0.10)
Rubus sp.  1.47 (0.03) 1.33 (0.04)1.76 (0.05)1.65 (0.08)
Ruscus aculeatus  1.33 (0.11) 1.92 (0.16)  
Sanguisorba minor  1.11 (0.04) 1.50 (0.01)1.64 (0.09) 
Scabiosa atropurpurea  1.82 (0.19) 1.77 (0.07)1.98 (0.01)2.12 (0.07)
Stachys officinalis  1.53 (0.07) 1.48 (0.04)  
Teucrium chamaedrys  1.14 (0.04) 1.42 (0.09) 1.51 (0.06)
Thymus vulgaris1.17 (0.07)0.83 (0.06)1.62 (0.11)0.91 (0.07)1.20 (0.06)  
Trifolium angustifolium  2.57 (0.06) 2.32 (0.05)  
Urospermum dalechampii  1.35 (0.05) 1.49 (0.08)2.30 (0.11) 
Viburnum tinus  1.04 (0.03) 0.78 (0.01)0.90 (0.05)1.09 (0.04)
Viola scotophylla  1.29 (0.06) 1.40 (0.17)  
Xeranthemum inapertum 2.45 (0.07)2.38 (0.07)1.46 (0.03)2.12 (0.04)  
n, 3 to 5 (mostly 4 : 75% of data).