Australian New Crops Info 2016
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kentrophyllum lanatum



This species is usually known as:

Kentrophyllum lanatum


This species has also been known as:

Kentrophyllum lanatum var. abyssinicum, Kentrophyllum lanatum var. lanatum, Kentrophyllum lanatum subsp. lanatum, Kentrophyllum lanatum subsp. montanum


No common names have been found



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kentrophyllum lanatum: 4]



Popularity of Kentrophyllum lanatum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kentrophyllum lanatum (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 Kentrophyllum lanatum 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: 13]


acetylenes (1), Asteraceae (1), biological activities. (1), biosynthesis (1), chemotaxonomy (1), Cynareae (1), distribution (1), plant biochemistry (1), plant physiology (1), polyacetylenes (1), polyenes (1), thiophenes (1), unsaturated hydrocarbons (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]


weed (93.70), medicinal (0.77), timber (0.70), fruit (0.56), poison (0.56), ornamental (0.36), starch (0.25), cereal (0.18), nutraceutical (0.18), grain legume (0.18)…..


[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]


Álvarez-Ayuso E, Otones V, Murciego A, García-Sánchez A and Regina IS (2013) Mobility and phytoavailability of antimony in an area impacted by a former stibnite mine exploitation. Science of The Total Environment 449, 260-268.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kentrophyllum lanatum: 4; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Christensen LP and Lam J (1990) Acetylenes and related compounds in Cynareae. Phytochemistry 29, 2753-2785.

Reynaud J, Becchi M and Prum N (1976) Contribution to the study of free flavonic aglycones of Kentrophyllum lanatum (D. c.) Contribution a l’etude des aglycones flavoniques libres de Kentrophyllum lanatum (D. c.). Plantes medicinales et phytotherapie 10, 3.

Englert WD (1974) Revision der Gattung Metzneria Zeller (Lepid., Gelechiidae) mit Beiträgen zur Biologie der Arten1. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 75, 381-421.

Walsingham L (1907) Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 77, 911-1028.

Ball J and Dyer WTT (1896) IV. The Distribution of Plants on the South Side of the Alps. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. 2nd Series: Botany 5, 119-227.

Flückiger FA (1889) Osterferien im Süden. Archiv der Pharmazie 227, 1057-1074.

Ball J (1878) Spicilegium Floræ Maroccanæ—Part III. Containing descriptions of Genera and Species. Umbelliferæ to Gentianeæ. Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 16, 473-568.


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