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Dispersule width trait

Formal name:  dispersule width
Local identifier:  TOP94
Synonym Term:  diaspore width
Synonym Term:  propagule width
Definition:  the longest width (PATO:width) axis of a dispersule (Perez:dispersule) or component thereof, i.e. seed, fruit or germinule (PO:seed, PO:fruit, Leda:germinule) orthogonal to its length (TOP:dispersule length trait)
Formal Unit:  length unit

Comment:  when known, the component of the dispersule on which the measurements have been taken should be specified: seed, fruit, germinule
Reference:  Eric Garnier, Jens Kattge, Stefan Klotz, Ingolf Kühn, Ulrike Stahl


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