Percent of maximum potential of photosynthesis observed at full noon

Range >80 %
Organism Plant Camissonia claviformis
Reference Mooney HA, Ehleringer J, Berry JA. High photosynthetic capacity of a winter annual in death valley. Science. 1976 Oct 15 194(4262):322-4. p.322 right column 3rd paragraphPubMed ID17738049
Comments The rates of photosynthesis of Camissonia observed at an irradiance corresponding to full noon sun were in excess of 80 percent of the maximum potential value at that irradiance.
Entered by Uri M
ID 107709