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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kunzea baxteri



This species is usually known as:

Kunzea baxteri


This species has also been known as:

Callistemon hainesii, Callistemon microstachyus, Calothamnus baxteri, Pentagonaster baxteri


No common names have been found



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



Popularity of Kunzea baxteri over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kunzea baxteri (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 Kunzea baxteri 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: 24]


Australia (1), chromosome number (1), Cineole (1), developmental stages (1), Essential oils (1), Eucalyptus (1), Fumigant (1), genetic variation (1), geographical variation (1), hybrids (1), karyotyping (1), Kunzea (1), Kunzea ambigua (1), Kunzea baxteri (1), Kunzea capitata (1), Kunzea parvifolia (1), Kunzspermum (1), Leptospermum (1), mitosis (1), Mortality (1), New Zealand (1), plant anatomy (1), plant taxonomy (1), wild relatives (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 (67.46), essential oil (25.71), medicinal (1.13), weed (0.62), cereal (0.38), starch (0.37), nutraceutical (0.26), grain legume (0.26), oilseed/fat (0.25), boundary (0.25)…..


[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]


Polatoğlu K and Karakoç ÖC (2016) Chapter 5 - Biologically Active Essential Oils against Stored Product Pests A2 - Preedy, Victor R. In Essential Oils in Food Preservation, Flavor and Safety (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 39-59. (Academic Press: San Diego).

Tapper SL, Byrne M, Yates CJ, Keppel G, Hopper SD, Van Niel K, Schut AGT, Mucina L and Wardell-Johnson GW (2014) Isolated with persistence or dynamically connected? Genetic patterns in a common granite outcrop endemic. Diversity and Distributions 20, 987-1001.



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


Hopper SD (2010) 660. NUYTSIA FLORIBUNDA. Curtis’s Botanical Magazine 26, 333-368.

de Lange PJ and Murray BG (2004) Chromosome numbers in Kunzea (Myrtaceae). Australian journal of botany. 52, 5.

Lee B-H, Annis PC, Tumaalii Fa and Choi W-S (2004) Fumigant toxicity of essential oils from the Myrtaceae family and 1,8-cineole against 3 major stored-grain insects. Journal of Stored Products Research 40, 553-564.

Wilson PG, O’Brien MM, Gadek PA and Quinn CJ (2001) Myrtaceae revisited: a reassessment of infrafamilial groups. Am. J. Botany 88, 2013-2025.

Calladine A, Pate JS and Dixon KW (2000) Haustorial Development and Growth Benefit to Seedlings of the Root Hemiparasitic Tree Nuytsia floribunda(Labill.) R.Br. in Association with Various Hosts. Ann. Bot. 85, 733-740.

O’Connor JA, Parbery dG and Strauss W (1974) The effects of phytotoxic gases on native Australian plant species: Part 1. Acute effects of sulphur dioxide. Environmental Pollution (1970) 7, 7-23.

Bentham G (1868) Notes on Myrtaceæ (Continued). Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Botany 10, 129-166.


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