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Table 2 Diversity indices for endophytic fungi inhabiting leaf and root tissues in Aristolochia chilensis

From: Differences in community composition of endophytic fungi between above- and below-ground tissues of Aristolochia chilensis in an arid ecosystem

  Leaves Roots
Abundance (*) 16.2 ± 3.9 30.8 ± 5.2
Richness (ns) 6.4 ± 0.58 5.6 ± 1.2
Shannon diversity (ns) 1.46 ± 0.11 1.11 ± 0.19
Simpson diversity (ns) 0.68 ± 0.05 0.54 ± 0.07
  1. The average ± SE (N = 10 individuals) are shown. Asterisks indicate significance level: * P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01, *** P < 0.001, ns indicates non-significant differences