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Table 2 List of the tropical rainforest tree species studied with reference to the traits that were used to estimate the desiccation time of shoots

From: Is vulnerability segmentation at the leaf-stem transition a drought resistance mechanism? A theoretical test with a trait-based model for Neotropical canopy tree species

Species Family Ψtlp (MPa) P88,stem (MPa) P88,leaf (MPa) gmin (mmol m−2 s−1) gbark (mmol m−2 s−1)
Protium opacum Burseraceae  − 1.54 ± 0.11  − 3.13 ± 0.17  − 3.26 ± 0.80 3.235 ± 0.178 7.318 ± 0.989
Licania membranacea Chrysobalanaceae  − 2.30 ± 0.02  − 5.26 ± 0.59  − 4.26 ± 0.89 8.199 ± 2.281 5.109 ± 0.583
Symphonia sp1 Clusiaceae  − 1.48 ± 0.11  − 2.58 ± 0.07  − 2.55 ± 0.10 5.460 ± 0.898 5.229 ± 0.997
Bocoa prouacensis Fabaceae  − 2.92 ± 0.24  − 5.17 ± 0.32  − 5.43 ± 0.26 4.809 ± 1.721 6.464 ± 0.594
Dicorynia guianensis Fabaceae  − 1.33 ± 0.19  − 3.23 ± 0.03  − 4.33 ± 1.08 6.503 ± 1.081 4.220 ± 0.273
Eperua falcata Fabaceae  − 1.35 ± 0.22  − 4.70 ± 0.77  − 4.27 ± 0.26 3.008 ± 0.787 3.085 ± 0.554
Eperua grandiflora Fabaceae  − 1.64 ± 0.08  − 6.91 ± 0.27  − 4.71 ± 0.72 3.235 ± 0.594 3.143 ± 0.170
Tachigali melinonii Fabaceae  − 2.00 ± 0.07  − 5.50 ± 0.40  − 4.43 ± 0.11 5.805 ± 0.493 3.431 ± 0.493
Goupia glabra Goupiaceae  − 1.77 ± 0.14  − 6.78 ± 0.19  − 3.86 ± 0.45 4.826 ± 1.032 5.022 ± 0.183
Eschweilera sagotiana Lecythidaceae  − 1.38 ± 0.18  − 3.17 ± 0.29  − 3.06 ± 0.75 1.877 ± 0.564 3.348 ± 0.211
Gustavia hexapetala Lecythidaceae  − 1.60 ± 0.24  − 8.49 ± 0.36  − 5.52 ± 0.80 1.426 ± 0.498 3.915 ± 0.931
Lecythis poiteauii Lecythidaceae  − 1.72 ± 0.07  − 2.50 ± 0.19  − 4.10 ± 1.34 3.123 ± 0.387 3.251 ± 0.287
Virola michelii Myristicaceae  − 1.67 ± 0.21  − 6.47 ± 0.32  − 3.28 ± 0.59 7.189 ± 1.321 4.011 ± 0.888
Chaetocarpus schomburgkianus Peraceae  − 1.98 ± 0.07  − 3.27 ± 0.47  − 2.72 ± 0.61 8.701 ± 0.972 7.195 ± 2.604
Chrysophyllum sanguinolentum Sapotaceae  − 1.89 ± 0.09  − 4.46 ± 0.11  − 2.55 ± 0.97 13.53 ± 5.707 6.248 ± 0.520
Manilkara bidendata Sapotaceae  − 2.47 ± 0.34  − 10.45 ± 0.92  − 5.30 ± 1.09 3.669 ± 1.334 3.156 ± 0.584
Pradosia cochlearia Sapotaceae  − 1.97 ± 0.09  − 7.50 ± 0.12  − 5.24 ± 0.50 4.881 ± 2.541 3.755 ± 0.620
Qualea rosea Vochysiaceae  − 2.20 ± 0.27  − 2.72 ± 0.04  − 3.23 ± 0.45 6.399 ± 3.003 4.677 ± 0.349
Species Family Wft,stem (kg m−3 MPa−1)* Wtlp,leaf (g m−2 MPa−1)* Aleaf (cm2)* Abark (cm2)* Vstem (cm−3)*
Protium opacum Burseraceae 321.3 ± 30.7 0.263 ± 0.011 1861.9 28.4 5.495
Licania membranacea Chrysobalanaceae 184.3 ± 30.4 1.808 ± 0.340 163.2 9.4 0.661
Symphonia sp1 Clusiaceae 244.7 ± 33.8 1.698 ± 0.351 116.1 6.0 0.408
Bocoa prouacensis Fabaceae 107.3 ± 21.3 0.682 ± 0.242 182.9 10.6 0.716
Dicorynia guianensis Fabaceae 332.8 ± 33.9 2.209 ± 0.151 1179.2 24.4 4.019
Eperua falcata Fabaceae 388.2 ± 21.0 1.150 ± 0.246 401.2 19.8 1.763
Eperua grandiflora Fabaceae 222.1 ± 30.1 1.437 ± 0.243 350.8 10.9 0.950
Tachigali melinonii Fabaceae 115.9 ± 25.9 1.841 ± 0.750 376.7 5.2 0.493
Goupia glabra Goupiaceae 296.2 ± 11.4 1.311 ± 0.154 205.1 19.7 1.286
Eschweilera sagotiana Lecythidaceae 216.1 ± 11.9 1.890 ± 0.667 278.2 12.3 1.209
Gustavia hexapetala Lecythidaceae 317.3 ± 1.5 2.049 ± 0.699 511.3 16.9 1.767
Lecythis poiteauii Lecythidaceae 208.3 ± 32.7 2.070 ± 0.257 340.6 18.4 1.732
Virola michelii Myristicaceae 302.8 ± 37.0 0.703 ± 0.285 265.9 11.2 1.179
Chaetocarpus schomburgkianus Peraceae 287.0 ± 14.6 2.572 ± 0.199 199.4 12.1 0.962
Chrysophyllum sanguinolentum Sapotaceae 328.0 ± 35.5 2.220 ± 0.685 1201.2 24.9 5.114
Manilkara bidendata Sapotaceae 189.5 ± 3.1 1.700 ± 0.199 634.1 17.1 3.165
Pradosia cochlearia Sapotaceae 319.5 ± 21.1 1.815 ± 0.692 92.9 1.3 0.081
Qualea rosea Vochysiaceae 340.2 ± 43.1 3.219 ± 1.631 151.4 8.1 0.565
  1. Values are means (± SE). All acronyms are listed in Table 1