Table II. Percentage of embolized midrib conduits (%EMC) obtained from microCT imaging at three water potential intervals

Mean ± se are given, with the number of measured leaves indicated in parentheses.

SpeciesMild DehydrationDehydration to Turgor Loss PointStrong Dehydration
Water Potential%EMCWater Potential%EMCWater Potential%EMC
MPaMPaMPa
C. diversifolia−1.14 ± 0.564.84 ± 0.69 (5)−3.37 ± 0.065.68 ± 0.60 (3)−7.31 ± 0.535.27 ± 0.87 (4)
H. canariensis−0.24 ± 0.045.56 ± 2.25 (5)−1.61 ± 0.088.51 ± 2.25 (3)−3.13 ± 0.3619.6 ± 10.9 (4)
L. camara−0.51 ± 0.226.30 ± 2.59 (4)−1.07 ± 0.016.40 ± 0.13 (2)−1.34 ± 0.0436.8 ± 15.8 (3)
M. grandiflora−0.06 ± 0.0060.88 ± 1.83 (3)−1.35 ± 0.304.96 ± 2.18 (3)−5.64 ± 0.8543.9 ± 21.9 (5)