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Time scale for Sequoia lifespan Tree Sequoiadendron giganteum 3000 years 103765 "Physical Biology of...
Time scale for diversification of metazoans Biosphere 6e+8 years 103767 "Physical Biology of...
Maximum biological time scale: age of earth Biosphere 4e+9 years 103768 "Physical Biology of...
Time scale for adult lifespan Mayfly Ephemeroptera 1 day 103761 "Physical Biology of...
Lifespan of most mesopelagic fishes Fish one or a few years 115411 A.G.V. Salvanes and J.B....
Increase in size from largest animal (blue whale) to largest plant (giant sequoia) Eukaryotes 1.5 Orders of magnitude 107059 Payne JL et al., Two-phase...
The amphibian tree of life Amphibians Table - link number of species for major clades 117258 Wake DB, Koo MS. Amphibians....
Summary phylogeny (genealogical tree) of birds Birds Figure link Mya 113269 Brusatte SL, O'Connor JK...
Estimated number of tree species in the tropics Biosphere ~40,000 - ~53,000 Table - link species 111614 Slik JW. et al., An estimate...
Total number of trees, median tree density and number of tree species in [the ~6-million-km^2 landscape of] Amazonia Biosphere Total number of trees 3.9×10^11: median tree density 565 trees/ha: ~16,000 tree species N/A 112912 ter Steege H et al. ...
Flux and compartment partitioning of the tree carbon (C) balance Plants Table - link g C/tree/year 110887 Klein T, Hoch G. Tree...
Population characteristics of the 20 most abundant tree species of the Amazon Biosphere Table - link N/A 112913 ter Steege H et al. ...
Fraction of mesocarp that is oil in oil-palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq) fruit and soluble sugar in date palm (Phoenix dactylifera) fruit Tree palm oil in oil-palm mesocarp ≤90%: soluble sugar in date palm mesocarp 53% % 114216 Catherine Deborde et al....
Average width of planar Purkinje cell dendritic tree Mouse Mus musculus 7 µm 112027 Li L et al., Visualizing...
Fraction of (roughly 16,000) tree species in Amazonia that account for half of all trees Biosphere 1.4 (equivalent to 227 species) % of species 112911 ter Steege H et al. ...
Calculated amount of paper made from one pine tree Plants 119100 sheets of paper/tree 110125 Paper on web.com htt...
Phylogenetic tree, maximum lifespan data and adult body mass Rodent Figure - link N/A 113881 Ke Z et al., Translation...
Estimated number of beetle species that are hosted by one species of tropical tree Biosphere 160 Species 103930 May RM. How Many Species...
Fraction of effective rainfall water used for transpiration Tree Pinus halepensis 93 % 104572 Schiller et al Water...
Subtropical to boreal tree leaf temperature (external temp. averages 12˚C-26˚C) Plants 21.4 (±2.2) ˚C 113536 Trewavas A. The foundations...