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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Korthalsella japonica



This species is usually known as:

Korthalsella japonica, Korthalsella japonica f. grayi


This species has also been known as:

Korthalsella japonica var. fasciculata


No common names have been found



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Korthalsella japonica: 2]



Popularity of Korthalsella japonica over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Korthalsella japonica (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 Korthalsella japonica 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]


honey (98.44), medicinal (0.18), timber (0.17), fruit (0.13), poison (0.13), weed (0.10), ornamental (0.08), starch (0.06), cereal (0.04), nutraceutical (0.04)..


[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]


Faboro EO, Wei L, Liang S, McDonald AG and Obafemi CA (2016) Characterization of dichloromethane and methanol extracts from the leaves of a medicinal plant: Globimetula oreophila. Industrial Crops and Products 83, 391-399.

Song H-H, Ryu HW, Kim H-S, Kim C-S, Hyun H-J, Lee H-K and Oh S-R (2016) A metabolomics approach to identify factors influencing their activity relative to oleanolic acid contents in Korean mistletoe types. Journal of Functional Foods 22, 64-72.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Korthalsella japonica: 2; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


ABE T (2006) Threatened Pollination Systems in Native Flora of the Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands. Ann. Bot. 98, 317-334.

Fukunaga T, Nishiya K, Kajikawa I, Takeya K and Itokawa H (1989) Studies on the constituents of Japanese mistletoes from different host trees, and their antimicrobial and hypotensive properties. Chem Pharm Bull (Tokyo) 37, 1543-6.


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