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

Kiaeria falcata



This species is usually known as:

Kiaeria falcata, Kiaeria falcata var. pumila, Kiaeria falcata var. vaginans


This species has no synonyms in The Plant List


Common names:

Sickle Kiaeria Moss, Sickle-Leaved Fork-Moss



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kiaeria falcata: 6]



Popularity of Kiaeria falcata over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kiaeria falcata (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 Kiaeria falcata 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]


Arctic-alpine vegetation (1), Böcher approach (1), Climate (1), Frisvoll et al. (1995) for bryophytes and Krog et al. (1994) for lichens (1), GAM (1), Higher syntaxa (1), History (1), Juncetalia trifidi (1), Lid & Lid (1994) for vascular plants (1), Low Arctic (1), Response (1), Snow (1), Syntaxonomy (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]


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]



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kiaeria falcata: 6; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Slack NG and Horton DG (2010) Bryophytes and bryophyte ecology of the Bering Glacier Region. Geological Society of America Special Papers 462, 365-371.

Heegaard E (2002) A model of alpine species distribution in relation to snowmelt time and altitude. Journal of Vegetation Science 13, 493-504.

Daniëls FJA (1994) Vegetation classification in Greenland. Journal of Vegetation Science 5, 781-790.

N K (1992) Protection of bryophytes in the Murmansk Region (Russia). Biological Conservation 59, 191-195.

Marstaller R (1982) Die Moosgesellschaften der Ordnung Rhacomitrietalia heterostichi Philippi 1956. 8. Beitrag zur Moosvegetation Thüringens. Feddes Repertorium 93, 443-479.

A.J.E S (1979) Cytogenetics, Biosystematics and Evolution in the Bryophyta. In ‘Advances in Botanical Research’ (Ed.^(Eds Woolhouse HW) pp. 195-276. (Academic Press).


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