TABLE 2

ffo1 organ counts

ffol-1 flower No.aLerb
Positions of flowers1–56–1011–1516–2021–251–251–25
Whorl 1 (sepal-sepal junction)c
Sepals unfused3.000.200.000.000.000.644.00
Sepals fused <50%1.002.321.040.400.521.050.00
Sepals fused >50%0.041.482.963.603.482.310.00
Total4.044.004.004.004.004.004.00
Whorl 2
Petals4.004.003.924.003.883.983.99
Petals/stamens0.000.000.040.000.000.010.00
Petals fused0.000.000.000.000.080.020.00
Total4.004.003.964.003.964.013.99
Whorl 3
Stamens4.965.004.924.845.085.165.84
Stamens fused1.280.960.880.360.240.770.00
Other (rSt, FSt)0.040.080.080.040.080.070.00
Total6.286.045.885.245.406.005.84
Whorl 4
Carpels2.002.002.002.002.002.002.00
Whorl 1 fused organsd0.601.001.001.001.000.920.00
Whorl 3 fused organsd0.560.440.360.160.120.340.00
  • The average number of organs per whorl is given. Ler, Landsberg erecta; rSt, rudimentary stamen; FSt, filament/stamen organ.

  • a The first 25 flowers were examined on each of five plants.

  • b The first 25 flowers were examined on each of six plants.

  • c The number of sepal-sepal junctions completely unfused, fused along <50% of the margin, or fused along >50% of the margin.

  • d Number of flowers with defect/total number of flowers.