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

Kalanchoe integra



This species is usually known as:

Kalanchoe integra


This species has also been known as:

Kalanchoe integra var. crenata, Kalanchoe integra var. varea


Common names:




Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kalanchoe integra: 12]



Popularity of Kalanchoe integra over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kalanchoe integra (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 Kalanchoe integra 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: 51]


ethnobotany (2), medicinal plants (2), traditional medicine (2), active chemical constituents (1), adaptation (1), Agrobiodiversity (1), anti-mycobacterial (1), anti-tuberculosis (1), BACTEC assay (1), Bacterial adhesion (1), Broilers (1), Bryophyta (1), Combretum smeathmanii (1), Commercialization (1), Dietary wood charcoal (1), drug development (1), Egg quality (1), Fibroblasts (1), Gender (1), Ghana (1), Helicobacter pylori (1), Home garden (1), informant consensus (1), intercultural comparison (1), interferon-like activity (1), Keratinocytes (1), labile sex (1), Layers (1), Mallotus philippensis (1), Maya (1), Mexican Indian (1), Mexico (1), Mixe (1), Mycobacterium tuberculosis (1), Nahua (1), natural products (1), NF-κB (1), Performance (1), Phyllanthus muellerianus (1), Pteridophyta (1), Pycnanthus angolensis (1), screening (1), self-medication (1), Spermatophyta (1), transcription factors (1), Vietnam (1), Wound-healing (1), Zapotec (1)


[If all keywords are not here (as indicated by .....), they can be accessed from this link; there are links to come back from there]



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]


charcoal (80.27), medicinal (10.38), nutraceutical (1.79), fruit (0.90), weed (0.68), poison (0.59), starch (0.41), cereal (0.29), grain legume (0.28), oilseed/fat (0.28)…..


[To see the full list of crop use/product outcomes, from searching abstracts of the papers that have mentioned this species, select this link; details of the analysis process have also been included; there are links to come back from there]



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]


Gulati K, Rai N, Chaudhary S and Ray A (2016) Chapter 6 - Nutraceuticals in Respiratory Disorders A2 - Gupta, Ramesh C. In Nutraceuticals (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 75-86. (Academic Press: Boston).

Kawa NC (2016) How Religion, Race, and the Weedy Agency of Plants Shape Amazonian Home Gardens. Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment 38, 84-93.

Asiedu-Gyekye IJ, Antwi DA, Awortwe C, NGuessan BB and Nyarko AK (2014) Short-term administration of an aqueous extract of kalanchoe integra var. crenata (Andr.) Cuf leaves produces no major organ damage in Sprague-Dawley rats. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 151, 891-896.

Burrows GE and Tyrl RJ (2012) Crassulaceae DC. In Toxic Plants of North America (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 380-386. (Wiley-Blackwell).



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kalanchoe integra: 12; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Gupta V, Shukla C, Bisht G, Saikia D, Kumar S and Thakur R (2011) Detection of anti-tuberculosis activity in some folklore plants by radiometric BACTEC assay. Lett Appl Microbiol 52, 33-40.

Gupta VK, Shukla C, Bisht GRS, Saikia D, Kumar S and Thakur RL (2011) Detection of anti-tuberculosis activity in some folklore plants by radiometric BACTEC assay. Letters in Applied Microbiology 52, 33-40.

Agyare C, Asase A, Lechtenberg M, Niehues M, Deters A and Hensel A (2009) An ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Bosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 125, 393-403.

Voeks RA (2004) Disturbance Pharmacopoeias: Medicine and Myth from the Humid Tropics. Annals of the Association of American Geographers 94, 868-888.

Trinh LN, Watson JW, Hue NN, De NN, Minh NV, Chu P, Sthapit BR and Eyzaguirre PB (2003) Agrobiodiversity conservation and development in Vietnamese home gardens. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 97, 317-344.

Kutlu HR, Ünsal I and Görgülü M (2001) Effects of providing dietary wood (oak) charcoal to broiler chicks and laying hens. Animal Feed Science and Technology 90, 213-226.

Heinrich M (2000) Ethnobotany and its role in drug development. Phytotherapy Research 14, 479-488.<479::AID-PTR958>3.0.CO;2-2

Heinrich M, Ankli A, Frei B, Weimann C and Sticher O (1998) Medicinal plants in Mexico: healers’ consensus and cultural importance. Social Science & Medicine 47, 1859-1871.

Korpelainen H (1998) Labile sex expression in plants. Biological Reviews 73, 157-180.

Rastogi RP and Dhawan BN (1990) Anticancer and antiviral activities in indian medicinal plants: A review. Drug Development Research 19, 1-12.

(1988) Selected bibliography. Phytotherapy Research 2, iii-x.

Varma R, Garg B and Ahmad A (1986) Pharmacodynamic and toxicological studies of Kalanchoe integra stem. Mater Med Pol 18, 207-10.


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