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Number of thylakoids in extreme-shade plant's chloroplast Plant Alocasia macrorhiza 100 thylakoids/chloroplast 107015 Staehelin LA. Chloroplast...
Density of ATP synthase complexes on (non-stacked) thylakoid membrane Spinach Spinacia oleracea 700 Complexes/μm^2 stroma membrane 107018 Staehelin LA. Chloroplast...
Distribution of chloroplast membrane components between grana and stroma thylokoids under state 1 and state 2 conditions Plants Table - link % 107020 Staehelin LA. Chloroplast...
Amount of DNA (1C-value, smallest of any plant) Plant Genlisea aurea 0.065 (Table - link) pg 110279 Dr. Ilia J. Leitch, Prof....
Diameter of grana stacks Chloroplast 0.3 to 0.6 μm 107014 Staehelin LA. Chloroplast...
Sequenced plant genomes Plants Site - link N/A 110561 https://genomevoluti...
Speed of snapping - one of fastest movements in plant kingdom Plant Venus flytrap Dionaea muscipula 100 msec 106630 Forterre Y, Skotheim JM...
Speed of communicating signal within plant Plants fastest ~1m/sec: slowest (some hormones) ~1cm/hour: most (thorough vascular system) 1-8mm/sec N/A 113538 Trewavas A. The foundations...
Total terrestrial plant biomass Biosphere 600-800 Pg Carbon 100820 Aquatic photosynthesis...
Number of plant species Plants ~350,000 (representing an estimated 80–90% of the global total) species 113395 Vellend M et al., Plant...
PPi concentration in plant cells Plants ~0.3 mM 108183 Leustek T, Saito K. Sulfate...
Number of plant species from which DSE have been described Fungus Dark septate endophytes (DSE) >600 plant species 113530 Deng Z, Cao L. Fungal...
Plant DNA C-values Database Plants Database - link N/A 102726 Royal botanic gardens at Kew...
Number of flowering plant species Plants 250,000 to 400,000 Species 107611 Gruber CW et al., Di...
Estimated number of species in the orchid family (the most species-rich of all angiosperm families) Plant orchid 25000 Species 106653 Hsiao et al., Researches...
Age of the most recent common ancestor of extant orchids Plant orchid 76-84 Mya 106654 Hsiao et al., Researches...
Time required to finish the juvenile stage and flower from seed Plant orchid 4-7 Years 106655 Hsiao et al., Researches...
PPi pool in plant tissue cytoplasm Plants 0.04 to 0.8 mM 108168 Shi-Jean S. Sung, Dian-Peng...
Size of spherical plant virus' virion Virus 25 - 35 nm 111224 Rao AL. Genome packaging...
ATP requirement for the addition of an amino acid to a growing peptide chain Generic ~5 ATP/amino acid 107782 Piques et al., Ribosome...