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Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Krameria erecta

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Krameria erecta

 

This species has also been known as:

Krameria imparata, Krameria navae, Krameria parviflora, Krameria parvifolia var. glandulosa, Krameria parvifolia var. imparata, Krameria rosmarinifolia

 

Common names:

Littleleaf Ratany, Pima Rhatany, Purple Heather, Littleleaf Rhatany

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Krameria erecta: 32]

 

 

Popularity of Krameria erecta over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Krameria erecta (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 Krameria erecta 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]

 

Keywords

[Total number of keywords included in the papers that mentioned this species: 195]

 

Larrea tridentata (9), Ambrosia dumosa (7), Mojave Desert (6), shrubs (3), Allometry (2), Ambrosia (2), Arid ecosystems (2), Arizona (2), Canopy volume (2), Carbon stocks (2), Climatic variables (2), Desert geomorphology (2), Desert species richness (2), Desertscrub (2), Destructive harvest (2), Discriminant analysis (2), Disturbance (2), elevated CO2 (2), Eolian processes (2), FACE (2), Fry Mountains (2), gas exchange (2), Geographical distribution (2), Gopherus agassizii (2), Hemiparasitism (2), Host plant (2), Modularity (2), Neotropical flora (2), Oil plants (2), Ratanhia (2), Soil (2), SPI (2), Standard precipitation index (2), Thornscrub (2), Ambrosia deltoidea (1), Ant (1), Ant community (1), Antilocapra americana sonoriensis (1), arid environment (1), Aridisols (1), aridlands (1), Arsenic (1), Bare patches (1), Biogenic volatile organic compounds (1), Bioindicator (1), bursage (1), Canis latrans (1), carbon dioxide (1), Chelonians (1), Chemical brush control (1), CO2 (1), Coleogyne ramosissima (1), collared peccary (1), Contaminants (1), coyote (1), creosote bush (1), Demography (1), denitrification (1), Desert pavement (1), Desert shrub (1), deserts (1), Disease (1), diversity (1), downregulation (1), drought (1), Ecology (1), elevated atmospheric gases (1), Elevational gradient (1), Emission factor (1), endangered species (1), ENSO (1), Ephedra (1), Ephedra nevadensis (1), fire (1), free-air CO2 enrichment (1), Gastrointestinal diseases (1), Geochemistry (1), global change (1), habitat use (1), Hickman (1993) (1), Indicator (1), Internet resource (1), Isoprene (1), Krameria (1), Krameria erecta (1), Larrea (1), Larrea tridentate (1), Leaching (1), leaf area (1), leaf carboxylation capacity (1), leaf nitrogen (1), Leaf temperature (1), Lifespan (1), Livestock grazing (1), Lycium sp (1), Medicinal plants (1), Military training (1), mineralization (1), Mojave (1), Monoterpene (1), Nevada (1), nitrification (1), Nitrogen (1), nitrogen allocation to RuBP carboxylase enzyme (1), nitrogen content (1), nitrogenase (1), novel disturbance (1), Opuntia (1), Organic matter (1), Pecari tajacu (1), Pedogenesis (1), Phosphorus (1), photosynthesis (1), photosynthesis–nitrogen relationships (1), photosynthetic nitrogen-use efficiency (1), Photosynthetically active radiation (1), plant available water (1), plant community (1), plant functional groups (1), plant growth (1), Plants (1), Potassium (1), primary productivity (1), rain (1), Rangeland condition (1), recovery (1), Repeat photography (1), Roads (1), Rubisco (1), Salinization (1), Sediments (1), seedling survival (1), Soil crust (1), Soil fertility (1), Soils (1), Sonoran Desert (1), Sonoran pronghorn (1), species richness (1), Tebuthiuron (1), Traditional Mexican medicine (1), Trash (1), Vegetation (1), water development (1), water use efficiency (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]

 

hemiparasite (79.38), ornamental (5.55), fruit (1.67), beverage (1.62), poison (1.42), weed (1.26), starch (0.76), timber (0.72), cereal (0.53), grain legume (0.53)…..

 

[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]

 

Longshore K, Lowrey C and Cummings P (2016) Foraging at the wildland–urban interface decouples weather as a driver of recruitment for desert bighorn sheep. Wildlife Society Bulletin 40, 494-499. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wsb.679

Reyes GA, Rodriguez MJ, Lindke KT, Ayres KL, Halterman MD, Boroski BB and Johnston DS (2016) Searcher efficiency and survey coverage affect precision of fatality estimates. The Journal of Wildlife Management 80, 1488-1496. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.21126

Todd BD, Halstead BJ, Chiquoine LP, Peaden JM, Buhlmann KA, Tuberville TD and Nafus MG (2016) Habitat selection by juvenile Mojave Desert tortoises. The Journal of Wildlife Management 80, 720-728. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.1054

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Esque TC, Medica PA, Shryock DF, DeFalco LA, Webb RH and Hunter RB (2015) Direct and indirect effects of environmental variability on growth and survivorship of pre-reproductive Joshua trees, Yucca brevifolia Engelm. (Agavaceae). Am. J. Botany 102, 85-91. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/102/1/85

Munson SM, Webb RH, et al. (2015) Long-term plant responses to climate are moderated by biophysical attributes in a North American desert. Journal of Ecology 103, 657-668. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2745.12381

Shepard C, Schaap MG, Crimmins MA, van Leeuwen WJD and Rasmussen C (2015) Subsurface soil textural control of aboveground productivity in the US Desert Southwest. Geoderma Regional 4, 44-54. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352009414000455

Slaton MR (2015) The roles of disturbance, topography and climate in determining the leading and rear edges of population range limits. Journal of Biogeography 42, 255-266. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jbi.12406

Newingham BA, Vanier CH, Kelly LJ, Charlet TN and Smith SD (2014) Does a decade of elevated [CO2] affect a desert perennial plant community? New Phytologist 201, 498-504. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nph.12546

Bellot S and Renner SS (2013) Pollination and mating systems of Apodanthaceae and the distribution of reproductive traits in parasitic angiosperms. Am. J. Botany 100, 1083-1094. http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/100/6/1083

Giannini TC, Chapman DS, Saraiva AM, Alves-dos-Santos I and Biesmeijer JC (2013) Improving species distribution models using biotic interactions: a case study of parasites, pollinators and plants. Ecography 36, 649-656. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0587.2012.07191.x

Newingham BA, Vanier CH, Charlet TN, Ogle K, Smith SD and Nowak RS (2013) No cumulative effect of 10 years of elevated [CO2] on perennial plant biomass components in the Mojave Desert. Global Change Biology 19, 2168-2181. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12177

Brokamp G, Dostert N, Cáceres-H F and Weigend M (2012) Parasitism and haustorium anatomy of Krameria lappacea (Dombey) Burdet & B.B. Simpson (Krameriaceae), an endangered medicinal plant from the Andean deserts. Journal of Arid Environments 83, 94-100. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001048

Carver J (2012) The heart-shaped devil seed. New Scientist 216, 22-23. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0262407912627523

LeCain GD and Stuckless JS (2012) Hydrology of the unsaturated zone, Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Geological Society of America Memoirs 209, 9-72. http://memoirs.gsapubs.org/cgi/content/abstract/209/0/9

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Krameria erecta: 32; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Bellot S and Renner SS (2013) Pollination and mating systems of Apodanthaceae and the distribution of reproductive traits in parasitic angiosperms. Am. J. Botany 100, 1083-1094.  http://www.amjbot.org/cgi/content/abstract/100/6/1083

Brokamp G, Dostert N, Cáceres-H F and Weigend M (2012) Parasitism and haustorium anatomy of Krameria lappacea (Dombey) Burdet & B.B. Simpson (Krameriaceae), an endangered medicinal plant from the Andean deserts. Journal of Arid Environments 83, 94-100.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001048

LeCain GD and Stuckless JS (2012) Hydrology of the unsaturated zone, Yucca Mountain, Nevada. Geological Society of America Memoirs 209, 9-72.  http://memoirs.gsapubs.org/cgi/content/abstract/209/0/9

Alonso-Castro AJ, Villarreal ML, Salazar-Olivo LA, Gomez-Sanchez M, Dominguez F and Garcia-Carranca A (2011) Mexican medicinal plants used for cancer treatment: Pharmacological, phytochemical and ethnobotanical studies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 945-972.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110008408

Engel EC and Abella SR (2011) Vegetation recovery in a desert landscape after wildfires: influences of community type, time since fire and contingency effects. Journal of Applied Ecology, no-no.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2664.2011.02057.x

Giannini TC, Takahasi A, Medeiros MCMP, Saraiva AM and Alves-dos-Santos I (2011) Ecological niche modeling and principal component analysis of Krameria Loefl. (Krameriaceae). Journal of Arid Environments 75, 870-872.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631100108X

Hirmas DR, Graham RC and Kendrick KJ (2011) Soil-geomorphic significance of land surface characteristics in an arid mountain range, Mojave Desert, USA. CATENA 87, 408-420.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816211001561

Lambert SE, Jones CS and Schenk HJ (2011) Distribution of axis-splitting in Mojave Desert shrub species along an elevational gradient. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 106-111.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310002661

Robles-Zepeda R, Velazquez-Contrer... C, Garibay-Escobar A, Galvez-Ruiz J and Ruiz-Bustos E (2011) Antimicrobial Activity of Northwestern Mexican Plants Against Helicobacter pylori. J Med Food.

Robles-Zepeda R, Velazquez-Contrer... C, Garibay-Escobar A, Galvez-Ruiz J and Ruiz-Bustos E (2011) Antimicrobial activity of Northwestern Mexican plants against Helicobacter pylori. J Med Food 14, 1280-3.

Búrquez A, Martínez-Yrízar A, Núñez S, Quintero T and Aparicio A (2010) Aboveground biomass in three Sonoran Desert communities: Variability within and among sites using replicated plot harvesting. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1240-1247.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310001023

McAuliffe JR and Hamerlynck EP (2010) Perennial plant mortality in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts in response to severe, multi-year drought. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 885-896.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310000091

(2008) Plant index. Fitoterapia 79, 619-623.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X08002190

Moreno-Salazar SF, Robles-Zepeda RE and Johnson DE (2008) Plant folk medicines for gastrointestinal disorders among the main tribes of Sonora, Mexico. Fitoterapia 79, 132-141.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367326X07001980

Schaeffer SM, Billings SA and Dave Evans R (2007) Laboratory incubations reveal potential responses of soil nitrogen cycling to changes in soil C and N availability in Mojave Desert soils exposed to elevated atmospheric CO2. Global Change Biology 13, 854-865.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2007.01324.x

Berry KH, Bailey TY and Anderson KM (2006) Attributes of desert tortoise populations at the National Training Center, Central Mojave Desert, California, USA. Journal of Arid Environments 67, Supplement, 165-191.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196306003041

Chaffee MA and Berry KH (2006) Abundance and distribution of selected elements in soils, stream sediments, and selected forage plants from desert tortoise habitats in the Mojave and Colorado deserts, USA. Journal of Arid Environments 67, Supplement, 35-87.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196306002953

Geron C, Guenther A, Greenberg J, Karl T and Rasmussen R (2006) Biogenic volatile organic compound emissions from desert vegetation of the southwestern US. Atmospheric Environment 40, 1645-1660.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1352231005010502

Housman DC, Naumburg E, Huxman TE, Charlet TN, Nowak RS and Smith SD (2006) Increases in Desert Shrub Productivity under Elevated Carbon Dioxide Vary with Water Availability. Ecosystems. 9, 374-385.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10021-005-0124-4

Perkins SR, McDaniel KC and Ulery AL (2006) Vegetation and soil change following creosotebush (Larrea tridentata) control in the Chihuahuan Desert. Journal of Arid Environments 64, 152-173.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196305001035

Young MH, Albright W, Pohlmann KF, Pohll G, Zachritz WH, Zitzer S, Shafer DS, Nester I and Oyelowo L (2006) Incorporating Parametric Uncertainty in the Design of Alternative Landfill Covers in Arid Regions. Vadose Zone Journal 5, 742-750.  http://vzj.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/2/742

Morgart JR, Hervert JJ, Krausman PR, Bright JL and Henry RS (2005) Sonoran pronghorn use of anthropogenic and natural water sources. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33, 51-60.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2193/0091-7648(2005)33[51:SPUOAA]2.0.CO;2

O’Brien CS, Boyd HM, Krausman PR, Ballard WB, Cunningham SC and DeVos JC (2005) Influence of wildfire and coyote presence on habitat use by collared peccaries. Wildlife Society Bulletin 33, 865-875.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2193/0091-7648(2005)33[865:IOWACP]2.0.CO;2

Thompson DB, Walker LR, Landau FH and Stark LR (2005) The influence of elevation, shrub species, and biological soil crust on fertile islands in the Mojave Desert, USA. Journal of Arid Environments 61, 609-629.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196304002228

Wood YA, Graham RC and Wells SG (2005) Surface control of desert pavement pedologic process and landscape function, Cima Volcanic field, Mojave Desert, California. CATENA 59, 205-230.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816204000748

Ellsworth DS, Reich PB, Naumburg ES, Koch GW, Kubiske ME and Smith SD (2004) Photosynthesis, carboxylation and leaf nitrogen responses of 16 species to elevated pCO2 across four free-air CO2 enrichment experiments in forest, grassland and desert. Global Change Biology 10, 2121-2138.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2486.2004.00867.x

Nash MS, Bradford DF, Franson SE, Neale AC, Whitford WG and Heggem DT (2004) Livestock grazing effects on ant communities in the eastern Mojave Desert, USA. Ecological Indicators 4, 199-213.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1470160X04000433

Housman DC, Zitzer SF, Huxman TE and Smith SD (2003) Functional ecology of shrub seedlings after a natural recruitment event at the Nevada Desert FACE Facility. Global Change Biology 9, 718-728.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00618.x

Naumburg E, Housman DC, Huxman TE, Charlet TN, Loik ME and Smith SD (2003) Photosynthetic responses of Mojave Desert shrubs to free air CO2 enrichment are greatest during wet years. Global Change Biology 9, 276-285.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2486.2003.00580.x

McGwire K, Minor T and Fenstermaker L (2000) Hyperspectral Mixture Modeling for Quantifying Sparse Vegetation Cover in Arid Environments. Remote Sensing of Environment 72, 360-374.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0034425799001121

Jordan DN, Zitzer SF, Hendrey GR, Lewin KF, Nagy J, Nowak RS, Smith SD, Coleman JS and Seemann JR (1999) Biotic, abiotic and performance aspects of the Nevada Desert Free-Air CO2 Enrichment (FACE) Facility. Global Change Biology 5, 659-668.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2486.1999.00255.x

Bowers JE, Webb RH and Rondeau RJ (1995) Longevity, recruitment and mortality of desert plants in Grand Canyon, Arizona, USA. Journal of Vegetation Science 6, 551-564.  http://dx.doi.org/10.2307/3236354

Alonso-Castro AJ, Villarreal ML, Salazar-Olivo LA, Gomez-Sanchez M, Dominguez F and Garcia-Carranca A Mexican medicinal plants used for cancer treatment: Pharmacological, phytochemical and ethnobotanical studies. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 133, 945-972.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110008408

BÚrquez A, MartÍnez-YrÍzar A, NÚñez S, Quintero T and Aparicio A Aboveground biomass in three Sonoran Desert communities: Variability within and among sites using replicated plot harvesting. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1240-1247.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310001023

Brokamp G, Dostert N, CÁceres-H F and Weigend M Parasitism and haustorium anatomy of Krameria lappacea (Dombey) Burdet & B.B. Simpson (Krameriaceae), an endangered medicinal plant from the Andean deserts. Journal of Arid Environments 83, 94-100.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196312001048

Carver J The heart-shaped devil seed. New Scientist 216, 22-23.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0262407912627523

Giannini TC, Takahasi A, Medeiros MCMP, Saraiva AM and Alves-dos-Santos I Ecological niche modeling and principal component analysis of Krameria Loefl. (Krameriaceae). Journal of Arid Environments 75, 870-872.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631100108X

Hirmas DR, Graham RC and Kendrick KJ Soil-geomorphic significance of land surface characteristics in an arid mountain range, Mojave Desert, USA. CATENA 87, 408-420.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0341816211001561

Lambert SE, Jones CS and Schenk HJ Distribution of axis-splitting in Mojave Desert shrub species along an elevational gradient. Journal of Arid Environments 75, 106-111.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310002661

McAuliffe JR and Hamerlynck EP Perennial plant mortality in the Sonoran and Mojave deserts in response to severe, multi-year drought. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 885-896.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196310000091

Schlesinger WH and Bernhardt ES Chapter 3 - The Atmosphere. In ‘Biogeochemistry (Third Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 49-91. (Academic Press: Boston). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123858740000030

Simpson MG 8 - Diversity and Classification of Flowering Plants: Eudicots. In ‘Plant Systematics (Second Edition)’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 275-448. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123743800500087

 


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