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Table 1 Morphological defects in fil-9

From: A novel allele of FILAMENTOUS FLOWER reveals new insights on the link between inflorescence and floral meristem organization and flower morphogenesis

Organ Phenotype Percentage of flowers (%)
   Early flowers (1-10)a Late flowers (≥ 11)b Totalc
Sepals Narrow 9 13 12
  Fused 0 14 9
  Small 9 28 20
  Curled 1 7 5
  Filamentous base 0 3 2
  Increased number (> 4) 23 31 28
  Reduced number (< 4) 10 28 23
Petals Narrow 13 9 10
  Wide 0 2 1
  Small 6 28 21
  Curled 6 9 8
  Filamentous base 10 9 9
  Filamentous 7 10 9
  Increased number (> 4) 3 0 1
  Reduced number (< 4) 23 86 68
Stamens Undeveloped anther 14 27 23
  Swollen anther 3 10 8
  Bent anther (hook-like) 6 1 3
  Filamentous 31 55 48
  Attached to sepals 3 1 1
  Increased number (> 6) 3 0 1
  Reduced number (< 6) 53 100 86
Gynoecium Unfused carpels 1 5 4
  Three carpels 0 2 1
  Distorted style 1 1 1
  1. a Number of flowers scored was 70 (7 plants).
  2. b Number of flowers scored was 162 (7 plants).
  3. c Number of flowers scored was 232 (7 plants).