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Table 5 Discriminant function coefficients (a) and group means (b)

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

Morphological variable Discriminant coefficients
Discriminant function 1 Discriminant function 2 Discriminant function 3
a
 Junction thickness 0.504 −0.196 1.128
 Branch thickness 0.756 0.046 −1.320
 Terminal thickness 0.086 0.079 0.163
 Branch length −0.677 −0.777 1.072
 Branch spacing −0.319 −0.246 −1.196
 Branch angle −0.002 0.071 0.0249
Species Group mean
Discriminant function 1 Discriminant function 2 Discriminant function 3
b
 R_amazonica_AF −0.383 0.749 0.026
 R_amazonica_SA −0.288 −0.229 −0.450
 R_compacta −2.548 −0.433 0.200
 R_obtusa 1.708 −0.218 0.114