TABLE 4

ffo3 organ counts

ffo3-1 flower No.aLerb
Positions of flowers1–56–1011–1516–2021–251–251–25
Whorl 1 (sepal-sepal junction)c
Sepals unfused2.761.121.081.642.081.744.00
Sepals fused <50%1.202.082.361.721.361.740.00
Sepals fused >50%0.120.880.560.560.520.530.00
Total4.084.084.003.923.964.014.00
Whorl 2
Petals4.043.964.004.004.004.003.99
Petals/stamens0.080.040.000.000.000.020.00
Filaments0.000.000.040.000.000.010.00
Total4.124.004.044.004.004.033.99
Whorl 3
Stamens5.805.605.685.885.965.785.84
Stamens fused0.160.280.080.000.000.100.00
Other (rSt, FSt)0.040.120.000.000.000.030.00
Total6.006.005.765.885.965.915.84
Whorl 4
Carpels2.082.042.042.002.002.032.00
Whorl 1 fused organsd0.760.961.001.000.920.930.00
Whorl 3 fused organsd0.080.160.040.000.000.060.00
  • 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.