R Dataset / Package DAAG / leafshape


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the leafshape data set which pertains to Full Leaf Shape Data Set. The leafshape data set is found in the DAAG R package. You can load the leafshape data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("leafshape"). This will load the data into a variable called leafshape. If R says the leafshape data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("DAAG") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the leafshape R data set. The size of this file is about 25,525 bytes.

Full Leaf Shape Data Set


Leaf length, width and petiole measurements taken at various sites in Australia.




This data frame contains the following columns:


leaf length (in mm)


a numeric vector


leaf width (in mm)




natural logarithm of width


logarithm of petiole


logarithm of length


leaf architecture (0 = plagiotropic, 1 = orthotropic


a factor with levels Sabah, Panama, Costa Rica, N Queensland, S Queensland, Tasmania


King, D.A. and Maindonald, J.H. 1999. Tree architecture in relation to leaf dimensions and tree stature in temperate and tropical rain forests. Journal of Ecology 87: 1012-1024.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Attachment Size
dataset-99647.csv 24.93 KB
Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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