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Table 1 Analysis of the correlation among phenotypic characteristics of the S. secundatum accessions (n = 49)

From: Phenotypic and molecular marker analysis uncovers the genetic diversity of the grass Stenotaphrum secundatum

  Leaf width of the erect shoot (cm) Leaf length of the erect shoot (cm) Length of the stolon (cm) Diameter of the stolon (mm) Height of the erect shoot (cm) Leaf color Turf quality
Leaf width of the erect shoot (cm) 1       
Leaf length of the erect shoot (cm) 0.215 1      
Length of the stolon (cm) −0.186 0.310a 1     
Diameter of the stolon (mm) 0.567b 0.096 −0.426b 1    
Height of the erect shoot (cm) 0.215 0.696b 0.609b −0.084 1   
Leaf color 0.137 0.109 −0.113 −0.094 0.066 1  
Turf quality 0.161 0.054 −0.037 −0.169 −0.074 0.598b 1
  1. Note: aindicates a significant correlation at the 0.05 level (bilateral). bindicates a significant correlation at the 0.01 level (bilateral)