CSPs: Plant traits aggregated from wood, leaf, and root traits of trees in the CSPs: synthesis dataset

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These data are aggregated and not original data. Please refer to the original datasets when using this data

Dataset Abstract

Plant traits are aggregated from the datasets "Decomposition rates of wood in the Comparative Study plots, debris items with soil contacts in coarse mesh nets", "Leaf litter decomposition in Gutianshan: decomposition rates (k-values)", "Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs", "Leaf toughness from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve", "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve", "Root Carbon (C) and Nitrogen (N) Concentration of 124 tree and shrub species in the CSPs", "Wood density of tree species in the CSPs", "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."

Dataset Design

Every trait was maesured in different ways and aggregated in different ways. Refer to the original datasets for further information.

Spatial Extent

Comparative Study Sites, BEF-China Experiment, Gutianshan National Nature Reserve
29°08'-29°17'N
118°02'-118°11'E

Published

This dataset is a result from the paper proposal "Leaf decomposition and wood decomposition CSPs"

Taxonomic Extent

Tree species in the CSPs, species names are explicitly given in the data

Data Analysis

The paper proposal "Leaf decomposition and wood decomposition CSPs" contains the script that created this synthesis dataset. I used mice() from the R package mice to impute a complete trait matrix, but due to missing values this works only for a subset of this dataset.

Data columns available in the raw data part of this dataset

species
species name
Data group: Scientific plant species name
Keywords: species
Values
Abies fargestii
Abies ernestii
Abies faxoniana
Abies delavayi
Abies fabri
vessel_size
Mean vessel diameter. Constructed from tan_diam and r_tan_diam from the xylem traits file. This is because the ring porousity is characterized by two different sizes of vessels, but the mean vessel size should be of all vessels. This could inflate the size of the ring porous trees, as these are measured with 5 measures for ring pores and 5 for non ring pores.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
102.6
14.86
16.6
15
16.1
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
vessel_var
variance coefficient of vessel diameters.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
0.072168784
0.07021181
0.071009365
0.043730081
0.056656401
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
perf
Perforation bars: Number of perforation bars between vessel elements. Calculated from IAWA characteristics 13 to 19.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood perforation plates
Values
4
0
3
1
2
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
pit
Vessel ray pits: round (0), in between (1), elongated (2) as numeric vector.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
2
0
3
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
helic
Helical thickenings strengthen the cell wall: no thickenings (0), thickenings in part of the cell (1), whole cell (2). IAWA characters 36, 37, 38, 39; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
1
0
2
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
no_depo
No deposits or tyloses in the cells. Using IAWA characteristics 56 and 58.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
1
0
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
factor_tylosys
Tylosis type in cells: calculated from IAWA characters 56 and 57. Factor with "non", "common, sclerotic", "common, not sclerotic"; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
common, sclerotic
common, not sclerotic
none
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
fibre
Fibre wall thickness: very thin (1), thin to thick (2), very thick (3), IAWA characteristics 68, 69, 70; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood fibres
Values
1
2
3
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
apo
Presence of apotracheal parenchym, far away from vessels, IAWA list 76, 77; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood parenchym
Values
1
0
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
para
Presence of paratracheal Parenchym, near to vessels, IAWA list 78 to 84; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood parenchym
Values
0
1
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
band
Banded Parenchym means that both apo- and paratracheal parenchym is present. Combined IAWA list 85 - 89.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood parenchym
Values
1
0
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
ray_w
Ray width: uniseriate (1), 1-3 cells (2), 4-10 cells (7). From IAWA list 96, 97, 98.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood rays
Values
7
1
2
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
cryst_r
Chrystals in ray cells. Presence absence. IAWA 37-40; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood rays
Values
0
1
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
cryst
Chrystals in parenchym cells, presence absence, IAWA list 141, 142; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood cells
Values
1
0
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
ray_p
Mean pith ray width.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood rays
Values
10
10.8
10.2
11.2
10.4
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
vessel_l
Mean length of vascular segments.; Datagroup description: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234); Source: from the dataset ""Aggregated xylem traits of tree species in the CSPs""
Data group: IAWA list of microscope features hardwood identification (1989; IAWA Bulletin n.s. 10 (3): p. 234)
Keywords: wood vessels
Values
127.8
147.75
109
122
139.6
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
tough_l
Leaf toughness; Instrumentation: Tearing apparatus (derived from datagroup); Source: Hendry, G.A.F. and Grime, J.P. 1993. Methods in comparative plant ecology: a laboratory manual. G. A. F. Hendry, Grime JP, editors. London: Chapman & Hall. 252 p. (derived from datagroup) (derived from datagroup); Instrumentation: Tearing apparatus (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf toughness from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: N/mm
Data group: Leaf toughness
Keywords: explanatory, leaf toughness
Values
0.270379214285714
0.288591285714286
0.337623785714286
0.211540214285714
0.437089714285714
* Bruelheide, H., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
Lifeform
Tree or shrub; based on Flora of China species description: if ambiguous, maximum height < 12m is a shrub; Datagroup description: Plant functional group or life form; Datagroup description: Plant functional group or life form; Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Data group: Plant functional group or life form
Keywords: functional group, explanatory
Values
s
t
shrub tree
evergreen
evergreen or deciduous tree; Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Data group: Leaf habit
Keywords: leaf, explanatory
Values
e
d
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Kröber, W., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
LA
Leaf area of sample; Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: mm²
Data group: Leaf area
Keywords: explanatory, leaf size
Values
10010.1466666667
10534.7928571429
10326.33
101149.556666667
104849
SLA
Specific leaf area; Datagroup description: Specific leaf area; Datagroup description: Specific leaf area; Datagroup description: Specific leaf area; Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: mm²/mg
Data group: Specific leaf area
Keywords: SLA, explanatory
Values
10.66888344
10.816110519
10.67824202625
10.8006792046
10.4616503106667
N_l
Nitrogen content; Datagroup description: Nitrogen; Datagroup description: Nitrogen; Datagroup description: Nitrogen; Instrumentation: Elemental Analyzer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: mg/g
Data group: Nitrogen
Keywords: nitrogen, explanatory
Values
0.85091339025
0.856632545
0.7957311396
0.782565466
0.8227206782
C_l
Carbon content; Instrumentation: Elemental Analyzer; Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: mg/g
Data group: Carbon
Keywords: carbon, explanatory
Values
35.2918339
35.64278603
38.52570391
36.01494322
37.4797876466667
CN_l
Carbon to Nitrogen Ratio; Instrumentation: Elemental Analyzer; Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: g/g
Data group: Carbon Nitrogen ratio
Keywords: explanatory
Values
13.556547235
15.3474362375
16.86891851
15.2748986
16.3832522675
K
Kalium content; Datagroup description:atom absorption spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: :atom absorption spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, kalium
Values
10197.36842
10441.0719515
10306.1096846667
10321.9256496667
10398.4875435
Mg
Magnesium content; Datagroup description:atom absorption spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: :atom absorption spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, magnesium
Values
1163.357529625
1007.70000735
1007.74194196667
1107.2725389
1106.9901981
Ca
Calcium content; Datagroup description: atom absorption spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: :atom absorption spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: calcium, explanatory
Values
1020.3228411375
10024.75248
10201.6972666
10026.860104
10283.88998
Al
Aluminum content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, aluminium
Values
113.45
104.2247024
10724.54117
101.9965
112.4765469
Ca2
Calcium content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: calcium, explanatory
Values
10873.32657
10685.12974
10552.77778
10456.41
10090.88294
Fe
Ferric content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, iron
Values
105.17965
101.144
121.620334
124.5044554
111.2405378
K2
Potassium content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, kalium
Values
11031.8235
10657.98532
10366.86627
11061.59042
10618.71257
Mg2
Magnesium content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, magnesium
Values
1339.101107
1001.099398
1010.964571
1367.505489
1238.10259
Mn
Manganese content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, manganese
Values
11.5562004
1207.116142
118.0064741
1217.125
1134.331337
Na
Natrium content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, natrium
Values
136.4
0
1435.373506
134.1
1286.192615
P
Phosphorus content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Phosphorus
Keywords: explanatory, phosphorus
Values
2152.058882
1281.893
1081.051859
308.3574257
1625.060367
S
Sulfur content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, sulfur
Values
1027.154192
1201.95049
1010.6615
1131.293763
1037.9
Zn
Zinc content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, zinc
Values
10.58914538
0.2157105
10.1284585
0
0.01273440625
Co
Cobalt content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, cobalt
Values
0.240199
0
0.05053733525
0.013358082
0.238686128
Cu
Copper content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, copper
Values
11.02526083
0.284580838
0.622003929
0.306
0
Pb
Lead content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, lead
Values
0.223711032
11.16481113
1.033333333
1.24804
0
Sr
Strontium content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, strontium
Values
12.6566075
103.3252976
10.585543833875
12.55698603
129.9173913
Cr
Chrome content; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, chrome
Values
0.107042757
0
0.055554563
0.071656188
0.012601556
Ni
Nickel kontent; Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, nickel
Values
0.2893235
0.26955
0
0.370211771
0.154086444
Cd214
Cadmium content (at 214nm); Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, cadmium
Values
0.000734684
0.160565217
0
0.010153748
0.168593313
Cd228
Cadmium content (at 228nm); Datagroup description: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Datagroup description: Chemical elements; Instrumentation: inductively coupled plasma optical emisssion spectrometer; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Petra Grossmann; Instrumentation: atom absorption spectrometer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µg/g
Data group: Chemical elements
Keywords: explanatory, cadmium
Values
0.317169177
0
0.334326885
0.217157186
0.173111336
stom_dens
average Stomatal density; Instrumentation: Microscope (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: 1/µm
Data group: Leaf stomata density
Keywords: explanatory, stomata
Values
10.8683913848333
13.14221834
107.2242327
12.43012537
11.71445564
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Kröber, W., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
average.length
average Stomatal length; Instrumentation: Microscope (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µm
Data group: Leaf stomata size
Keywords: explanatory, stomata
Values
18.918333335
19.05833333
18.6191666675
18.63666667
18
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Kröber, W., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
average.width
average Stomatal width; Instrumentation: Microscope (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µm
Data group: Leaf stomata size
Keywords: explanatory, stomata
Values
11.02
10.64
12.42
11.67
12.17333333
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Kröber, W., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
phenol
total Phenolics content; Datagroup description: Secondary Metabolites; Datagroup description: Secondary Metabolites; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Anja Zeuner; Instrumentation: Prussian Blue Method (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: mg/g
Data group: Secondary Metabolites
Keywords: explanatory, polyphenols
Values
117.615420417218
12.5270469031001
11.819174474216
105.181315247808
110.039914884745
tannin
total Tannin content; Datagroup description: Secondary Metabolites; Instrumentation: Radial Diffusion method; Datagroup description: Secondary Metabolites; Source: These persons could not be matched within the portal: Anja Zeuner; Instrumentation: Prussian Blue Method (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: mg/g
Data group: Secondary Metabolites
Keywords: explanatory, polyphenols
Values
0.0482658377762551
0.495914477237724
0.63424125028027
0.737936362611591
0.633593737042013
stomata
product of stomata mean length and width; Source: aggregated from dataset "Leaf traits and chemicals from individual trees in the Gutianshan Nature Reserve"
Unit: µm^2
Data group: Leaf stomata size
Keywords: explanatory, stomata
Values
202.7806666312
226.398
1022.84694723788
1316.26629720453
1440.94312867812
C_r
root Carbon concentration; ; Elemental Analyzer; Source: from dataset "Root Carbon (C) and Nitrogen (N) Concentration of 124 tree and shrub species in the CSPs"
Unit: percent
Data group: Carbon
Keywords: carbon, root
Values
45.59
44.29
43.2266666666667
44.73
45.34
N_r
root Carbon concentrationNitrogen; Instrumentation: Elemental Analyzer (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Root Carbon (C) and Nitrogen (N) Concentration of 124 tree and shrub species in the CSPs"
Unit: percent
Data group: Nitrogen
Keywords: nitrogen
Values
0.23
0.21
0.22
0.31
0.275
CN_r
root Carbon/Nitrogen ratio; Source: from dataset "Root Carbon (C) and Nitrogen (N) Concentration of 124 tree and shrub species in the CSPs"
Unit: ratio
Data group: Carbon Nitrogen ratio
Keywords: C/N ratio
Values
100.052907130719
100.708830116743
101.040473778817
101.066810344828
101.265306122449
dens
wood density of one stem wood core; aggregated from branch and core density in the original file. Data imputation using mice() from package mice in R.; Instrumentation: with the help of a pyknometer (derived from datagroup) (derived from datagroup); Source: from dataset "Wood density of tree species in the CSPs"
Unit: gram per cubic centimeter
Data group: Wood density
Keywords: stem, wood density
Values
0.479985666666713
0.47745664894094
0.488791596884128
0.487073837191919
0.478170030579839
* Bruelheide, H., Böhnke, M., Eichenberg, D. also contributed to this column.
ring
8 - ring_width - - mean ring width (mm) - Mittlere Jahrringbreite (mm) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: percent
Data group: Tree rings
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, tree rings, ring width
Values
0.8
0.9
10
1
0.5
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
lw_fraction_9
9 - lw_fraction - - percent latewood fraction - Prozentualer Anteil des Spätholzes am Jahrring -; Datagroup description: Tree rings; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: percent
Data group: Tree rings
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, tree rings, late wood
Values
12.4
12.75
0.77
13.3
14.3
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
si_radial_av_14
16 - si_tang_av - mean - shrinkage index (%) tangential direction - Schwindmass tangential (%) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: percent
Data group: Wood shrinkage
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood shrinkage
Values
0.084
0.07
0.09
0.092
0.093
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
si_tang_av_16
17 - si_tang_cv - coefficient of variance - shrinkage index (%) tangential direction - Schwindmass tangential (%) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: percent
Data group: Wood shrinkage
Keywords: coefficient of variation, wood shrinkage
Values
0.19
0.172
0.16
0.1835
0.1625
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
shrink
18 - si_vol_av - mean - shrinkage index (%) volume - Volumenschwindmass (%) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: percent
Data group: Wood shrinkage
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood shrinkage
Values
0.307
0.294
0.2965
0.296
0.25
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
comp
20 - compstren_parallel_av - mean - compression strength parallel to wood grain (kgf cm-2) - ? -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: kgf cm-2
Data group: Wood compression, bending, shearing, stretch
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood compression
Values
171
178
1194.8
11.4
160
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
bend
22 - bending_stress_av - mean - bending stress (kgf cm-2) - Biegemoment (kgf cm-2) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: kgf cm-2
Data group: Wood compression, bending, shearing, stretch
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood bending
Values
1000
1020
1011
1008
1012
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
elast
24 - modulelas_bend_av - mean - modulus of elasticity for bending (1000 kgf cm-2) - Elastizitätsmodul (1000 kgf cm-2) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: 1000 kgf cm-2
Data group: Wood compression, bending, shearing, stretch
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood bending
Values
102
101
102.333333333333
100
102.5
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
shear_r
26 - shearstren_par_rad_av - mean - shearing strength parallel to wood grain - radial direction (kgf cm-2) - Schermoment (kgf cm-2) -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: kgf cm-2
Data group: Wood compression, bending, shearing, stretch
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood shearing
Values
103
101
100
102
101.666666666667
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
shear_t
28 - shearstren_par_tang_av - mean - shearing strength parallel to wood grain - tangential direction (kgf cm-2) - ? -; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: kgf cm-2
Data group: Wood compression, bending, shearing, stretch
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood shearing
Values
100
100.5
102.5
102
100.25
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
tens
30 - tensstreng_par_av - mean - tensile strength parallel to wood grain (kgf cm-2) - ? - stretching; Source: from dataset "Wood mechanics from: Research Institute of Wood Industry; Chinese Academy of Forestry (1982) Physical and Mechanical Properties of Primary Tree Species in China. Beijing, China: Chinese Forestry Press."
Unit: kgf cm-2
Data group: Wood compression, bending, shearing, stretch
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood stretching
Values
1002
1008
1000
1009
1004
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
tough_w
32 - woodtoughness_av - mean - wood toughness (kgf-M cm-2) - ? -
Unit: kgf-M cm-2
Data group: Wood toughness
Keywords: plant functional trait, variable, wood toughness
Values
0.16
0.156
0.174
0.171
0.214
* Wirth, C. also contributed to this column.
k_wood
k; Source: from dataset: "Decomposition rates of wood in the Comparative Study plots, debris items with soil contacts in coarse mesh nets"
Data group: Decomposition
Keywords: decomposition, response variable
Values
0.11864785432607
0.168874228495461
0.147072213596973
0.129876486982541
0.134484644734907
* Wirth, C., Pietsch, K. also contributed to this column.
k_leaf
decomposition constant; We calculated the annual exponential decay coefficient k (decomposition rate constant) for each of the 80 decomposition series (26 mono-specific, 27 Schima superba and 27 mixed-species series) based on the single exponential decomposition model of Olson (1963) where X is the proportion of litter mass remaining at time t; k is the exponential decay coefficient (decomposition rate constant), and t is the time in days.; Source: from dataset: "Leaf litter decomposition in Gutianshan: decomposition rates (k-values)"
Unit: per year
Data group: Decomposition
Keywords: decomposition, response variable
Values
0.43
0.3
0.23
0.4
0.36
* Trogisch, S., Scherer-Lorenzen, M. also contributed to this column.