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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of the measured morphological variables according to the four groups of samples

From: Quantitative morphological analysis of 2D images of complex-shaped branching biological growth forms: the example of branching thalli of liverworts

Morphological variable Mean ± SD
R. amazonica_AF N = 37 R. amazonica _SA N = 26 R. compacta N = 25 R. obtusa N = 50
Junction thickness 0.4 ± 0.09 0.49 ± 0.14 0.31 ± 0.05 0.67 ± 0.06
Branch thickness 0.28 ± 0.07 0.34 ± 0.08 0.22 ± 0.04 0.45 ± 0.11
Terminal thickness 0.18 ± 0.05 0.22 ± 0.07 0.15 ± 0.03 0.29 ± 0.07
Branch length 1.03 ± 0.25 1.31 ± 0.35 1.47 ± 0.46 1.28 ± 0.28
Branch spacing 0.99 ± 0.31 1.33 ± 0.3 1.33 ± 0.43 1.18 ± 0.31
Branch angle 119.02 ± 15.94 118.88 ± 18.02 128.19 ± 14.74 112.69 ± 14.74