Table 3.

Dimensions of floral organs in wild-type and mnt plants

Medial sepal (mm)Petal (mm)Long stamen (mm)Gynoecium (mm)Petal/sepal ratioLong stamen/gynoecium ratio
Wild type2.06±0.052.95±0.082.58±0.092.20±0.051.43±0.031.17±0.02
mnt 3.29±0.093.12±0.122.80±0.093.12±0.090.95±0.020.90±0.01
P 0.00000.240.0950.00000.00000.0000
  • Data represent mean±s.e.m.

    n=10 flowers of each genotype.

    P, the P-value obtained from using Student's t-test. H0 wild type ≠ mnt.