Australian New Crops Info 2016
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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kaemferia galanga



This species name was not found in The Plant List


This species has no synonyms in The Plant List


Common names:

Indian Galanga Flower



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kaemferia galanga: 3]



Popularity of Kaemferia galanga over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kaemferia galanga (histogram and left hand axis scale of left-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box); Right-hand Plot: Plot of a proportional micro index, derived from numbers of papers mentioning Kaemferia galanga as a proportion (scaled by multiplying by one million) of the approximate total number of papers available in databases for that year (frequency polygon and left-hand axis scale of right-hand plot) and line of best fit, 1901 to 2013 (equation and % variation accounted for in box)] 

[For larger charts showing the numbers of papers that have mentioned this species over years, select this link; there are links to come back from there]



[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: #keywords8#]


No keywords have been located for this species




Most likely scope for crop use/product (%):
[Please note: When there are only a few papers mentioning a species, care should be taken with the interpretation of these crop use/product results; as well, a mention may relate to the use of a species, or the context in which it grows, rather than a product]


Insufficient data to carry out a crop use/product analysis




Recent mentions of this species in the literature:
[since 2012, with links to abstracts; The references from 1901-2013 which have been used for the trend, keyword and crop use/product analyses below, are listed below these references]


Lobo SM and Gulimane K (2015) Nutritional analysis of rhizome and physicochemical characteristics of starch extracted from the mangrove fern Acrostichum aureum L. Starch - Stärke 67, 716-719.

Raina AP, Abraham Z and Sivaraj N (2015) Diversity analysis of Kaempferia galanga L. germplasm from South India using DIVA-GIS approach. Industrial Crops and Products 69, 433-439.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kaemferia galanga: 3; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


(2005) Cumulative biological source index volumes 1-30. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’ (Ed.^(Eds Atta-ur R) pp. 1225-1362. (Elsevier).

Mahidol C (2004) Malaria: integrated approaches for prevention and treatment. Acta Tropica 89, 265-269.

(2000) Subject index. In ‘Studies in Natural Products Chemistry’ (Ed.^(Eds Atta ur R) pp. 1139-1156. (Elsevier).


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