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

Krigia montana



This species is usually known as:

Krigia montana


This species has also been known as:

Adopogon montanus, Cynthia montana, Hyoseris montana


Common names:

Mountain Dwarfdandelion



Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Krigia montana: 3]



Popularity of Krigia montana over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Krigia montana (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 Krigia montana 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: 18]


Asteraceae (1), chloroplasts (1), Correspondence Analysis (1), Disjunct distribution (1), DNA (1), Endemic species (1), evolution (1), genetic techniques and protocols (1), genetic variation (1), geographical races (1), hybridization (1), Insular habitat (1), Kartesz 1994, except for the recognition of Houstonia longifolia var. glabra Terrell. (1), Partial ordination (1), phylogeny (1), ploidy (1), restriction mapping (1), United States (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]


timber (71.65), ornamental (13.19), medicinal (2.06), fruit (1.50), poison (1.49), weed (1.13), starch (0.68), cereal (0.48), nutraceutical (0.47), grain legume (0.47)..


[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]


Ulrey C, Quintana-Ascencio PF, Kauffman G, Smith AB and Menges ES (2016) Life at the top: Long-term demography, microclimatic refugia, and responses to climate change for a high-elevation southern Appalachian endemic plant. Biological Conservation 200, 80-92.

Weigl PD and Knowles TW (2014) Temperate mountain grasslands: a climate-herbivore hypothesis for origins and persistence. Biological Reviews 89, 466-476.



References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Krigia montana: 3; Any undated papers have been included at the end]


Kim SC, Crawford DJ, Francisco-Ortega J and Santos-Guerra A (1996) A common origin for woody Sonchus and five related genera in the Macaronesian islands: molecular evidence for extensive radiation. PNAS 93, 7743-7748.

Wiser SK, Peet RK and White PS (1996) High-elevation rock outcrop vegetation of the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Journal of Vegetation Science 7, 703-722.

Kim KJ, Jansen RK and Turner BL (1992) Evolutionary implications of intraspecific chloroplast DNA variation in dwarf dandelions (Kriga; Asteraceae). American journal of botany. 79, 708-715.


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct; Wiley Online Library; High Wire; Oxford Journals; USDA National Agricultural Library; for synonyms: The Plant List; for common names:; etc.

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