Table S6.

Solanum hilum and fissure characteristics: Comparison of fresh and freeze-dried and modern and archaeological tubers

Starch sourceType of tuber materialNo. starch grains analyzedHilum open (%)Fissure present (%)Indeterminate (%)
Modern
 Seven cultivated and wild taxaFresh350 (50 per taxon)336NA
 Three cultivated taxaFreeze-dried150 (50 per taxon)9153NA
Archaeological
 Late ArchaicUnknown3887505
 Terminal ArchaicUnknown100100
 Early FormativeUnknown1292580