What is an original reference?

The original reference is the full reference details for the original source of C-value data.

On the Results page, clicking on the original reference number will take the user to the full reference details, which will be displayed at the top of the page.

In total, the C-value data in the Plant DNA C-values database has been compiled from 808 different published and personal communications. Thus for angiosperms the references are numbered from 1 − 695, for gymnosperms from 1 − 48, for pteridophytes from 1 − 21, for bryophytes from 1 − 7 and for algae from 1 − 37.