Table 1

Slopes of quantile regressions for phylogenetic and ecological distance
Data subset Plot size (ha) d.f. Phylogenetic distance Height Seed size Flowering period length Flowering period overlap
all species pairs 0.04 417 0.003(0.002, 0.004)*** 0.03 0.001 0.01 −0.02
4 417 0.004(0.002, 0.006)** 0.06** 0.002 0.02 −0.07
resprouters only 0.04 46 −0.003(−0.006, 0.003) −0.01 −0.003 −0.03 0.03
4 46 −0.006(−0.01, 0.003) −0.01 −0.003 −0.03 0.05
reseeders only 0.04 172 0.003(0.002, 0.005)* 0.08*** 0.0003 0.03 −0.03
4 172 0.004(0.003, 0.007)† 0.08*** 0.0008 0.03 −0.04
resprouters vs. reseeders 0.04 195 0.002(0.001, 0.003)* −0.005 0.003 0.009 −0.05
4 195 0.003(0.002, 0.005)* −0.007 0.004 0.008 −0.09

Response variable is co-occurrence among species pairs. Slope values for phylogenetic distance are medians (with 2.5th and 97.5th percentiles) from 1000 trees sampled from the Bayesian posterior distribution.

***p ≤ 0.001; **p ≤ 0.01; *p ≤ 0.05; †p ≤ 0.1.

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