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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Kunzea pomifera

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kunzea pomifera

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Muntry, Emu Apple, Native Cranberry, Munthari, Muntaberry, Monterry

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kunzea pomifera: 18]

 

 

Popularity of Kunzea pomifera over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kunzea pomifera (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 pomifera 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: 151]

 

Kunzea (4), kunzea pomifera (4), Native Australian fruits (4), Kakadu Plum (Terminalia ferdinandiana) (3), Polyphenols (3), Australia (2), Brazilian cherry fruits (2), COX-2 (2), domestication (2), Ferulic acid equivalents (2), Flavonoid glycosides (2), genetic variation (2), genotype (2), iNOS (2), plant reproduction (2), pollen (2), pollination (2), Ripening (2), sexual reproduction (2), Trolox equivalents (2), ultrastructure (2), Acacia (1), Acronychia (1), acronychia acidula (1), agroforestry (1), alternative hosts and prey (1), Anthocyanins (1), Antioxidant activity (1), Antioxidant capacity (1), Ascorbic acid (1), backhousia anisata (1), backhousia citriodora (1), beneficial arthropods, key ecosystem services (1), biological control (1), Breeding systems (1), cold storage (1), community succession (1), crop production (1), cultivars (1), culture media (1), Dacryodes edulis (1), davidsonia pruriens var. jerseyana (1), davidsonia pruriens var. pruriens (1), developmental stages (1), disturbance (1), dose response (1), double fertilization (1), edible species (1), eremocitrus glauca (1), female receptivity (1), fertilization (reproduction) (1), fire management (1), firebreaks (1), fruit initiation (1), greening Waipara (1), heathland vegetation (1), Hibiscus (1), hibiscus heterophyllus (1), Hibiscus sabdariffa (1), in vitro culture (1), indigenous fruits and nuts (1), insectary hedgerows (1), Internet resource (1), Irvingia gabonensis (1), levels of selection (1), Liriomyza (1), literature reviews (1), lumber (1), mating systems (1), Microcitrus (1), native plant diversity (1), native plant selection (1), native plant species, in diversifying agriculture (1), native plants and ES, landscape reincorporation (1), native vegetation (1), Ngarkat Conservation Park (1), Nrf2 (1), nuts (1), outcrossing rate (1), ovule (1), phenotype (1), phytohormonal signalling cascades (1), phytophthora dieback (1), plant anatomy (1), Podocarpus (1), podocarpus elatus (1), pollen germination (1), pringlea antiscorbutica (1), Prostanthera (1), revegetation (1), Santalum (1), Santalum acuminatum (1), Sclerocarya birrea (1), seeds (1), self-compatibility (1), Solanum (1), solanum centrale (1), South Australia (1), species composition (1), stigma (1), storage quality (1), storage time (1), sucrose (1), survival (1), susceptibility (1), Syzygium (1), syzygium leuhmannii (1), tasmanniia (1), Terminalia (1), terminalia ferdinandiana (1), Tetragonia tetragonoides (1), threatened species (1), Total phenolics (1), traits (1), tree breeding (1), tree crops (1), trees (1), Triplochiton scleroxylon (1), vascular development (1), viability (1), wild plants (1), win–win for agriculture, and environment (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]

 

fruit (86.23), hemiparasite (3.26), medicinal (1.56), poison (1.13), timber (0.85), ornamental (0.72), starch (0.51), cereal (0.36), nutraceutical (0.36), grain legume (0.36)…..

 

[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]

 

Tucci J and Wilkens S (2016) A brief review of the application and pharmacology of ethnomedicines of Indigenous Australians. Australian Journal of Rural Health 24, 156-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajr.12256

Wright MH, Matthews B, Arnold MSJ, Greene AC and Cock IE (2016) The prevention of fish spoilage by high antioxidant Australian culinary plants: Shewanella putrefaciens growth inhibition. International Journal of Food Science & Technology 51, 801-813. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.13026

de Mello Andrade JM and Fasolo D (2014) Chapter 20 - Polyphenol Antioxidants from Natural Sources and Contribution to Health Promotion. In Polyphenols in Human Health and Disease (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 253-265. (Academic Press: San Diego). http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/B9780123984562000207

Nishida S, Kanaoka MM, Hashimoto K, Takakura K-I and Nishida T (2014) Pollen–pistil interactions in reproductive interference: comparisons of heterospecific pollen tube growth from alien species between two native Taraxacum species. Functional Ecology 28, 450-457. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.12165

Wang W, Zhou L, Huang Y, Bao Z and Zhao H (2014) Reproductive barriers in interspecific hybridizations among Chimonanthus praecox (L.) Link, C. salicifolius S. Y. Hu, and C. nitens Oliver from pollen–pistil interaction and hybrid embryo development. Scientia Horticulturae 177, 85-91. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0304423814004245

Torres CD and Puntieri JG (2013) Pollination and self-interference in Nothofagus. Flora - Morphology, Distribution, Functional Ecology of Plants 208, 412-419. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0367253013000741

Kueh KH, McKay SF, Facelli E, Facelli JM, Velzeboer RMA, Able AJ and Scott ES (2012) Response of selected South Australian native plant species to Phytophthora cinnamomi. Plant Pathology, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02593.x

Landis DA, Gardiner MM and Tompkins J (2012) Using Native Plant Species to Diversify Agriculture. In Biodiversity and Insect Pests (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 276-292. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118231838.ch17

Raduski AR, Haney EB and Igić B (2012) THE EXPRESSION OF SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY IN ANGIOSPERMS IS BIMODAL. Evolution 66, 1275-1283. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01505.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kunzea pomifera: 18; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Kueh KH, McKay SF, Facelli E, Facelli JM, Velzeboer RMA, Able AJ and Scott ES (2012) Response of selected South Australian native plant species to Phytophthora cinnamomi. Plant Pathology, no-no.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3059.2012.02593.x

Landis DA, Gardiner MM and Tompkins J (2012) Using Native Plant Species to Diversify Agriculture. In ‘Biodiversity and Insect Pests’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 276-292. (John Wiley & Sons, Ltd). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118231838.ch17

Raduski AR, Haney EB and Igić B (2012) THE EXPRESSION OF SELF-INCOMPATIBILITY IN ANGIOSPERMS IS BIMODAL. Evolution 66, 1275-1283.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01505.x

Celli GB, Pereira-Netto AB and Beta T (2011) Comparative analysis of total phenolic content, antioxidant activity, and flavonoids profile of fruits from two varieties of Brazilian cherry (Eugenia uniflora L.) throughout the fruit developmental stages. Food Research International 44, 2442-2451.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096399691100007X

Tan A, Konczak I, Ramzan I and Sze D (2011) Native Australian fruit polyphenols inhibit cell viability and induce apoptosis in human cancer cell lines. Nutr Cancer 63, 444-55.

Tan AC, Hou D-X, Konczak I, Tanigawa S, Ramzan I and Sze DMY (2011) Native Australian fruit polyphenols inhibit COX-2 and iNOS expression in LPS-activated murine macrophages. Food Research International 44, 2362-2367.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996910005016

Tan AC, Konczak I, Ramzan I and Sze DMY (2011) Antioxidant and cytoprotective activities of native Australian fruit polyphenols. Food Research International 44, 2034-2040.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996910003984

Marshall DL, Avritt JJ, Maliakal-Witt S, Medeiros JS and Shaner MGM (2010) The impact of plant and flower age on mating patterns. Ann. Bot. 105, 7-22.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/105/1/7

Page T, Moore G, Will J and Halloran G (2010) Breeding behaviour of Kunzea pomifera (Myrtaceae): self-incompatibility, intraspecific and interspecific cross-compatibility. Sex Plant Reprod 23, 239-53.

Wood G, Siekmann G, Stephens C, DeGraaf H, La Salle J and Glatz R (2010) Native saltbush (Rhagodia spp.; Chenopodiaceae) as a potential reservoir for agromyzid leafminer parasitoids on horticultural farms. Australian Journal of Entomology 49, 82-90.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1440-6055.2009.00725.x

Fuentes S and Vivian-Smith A (2009) Fertilisation and Fruit Initiation. In ‘Annual Plant Reviews Volume 38: Fruit Development and Seed Dispersal’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 107-171. (Wiley-Blackwell). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781444314557.ch4

Netzel M, Netzel G, Tian Q, Schwartz S and Konczak I (2007) Native Australian fruits — a novel source of antioxidants for food. Innovative Food Science & Emerging Technologies 8, 339-346.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1466856407000355

Leakey RRB and Page T (2006) The ‘ideotype concept’ and its application to the selection of cultivars of trees providing agroforestry tree products. Forests, trees and livelihoods. 16, 1.

Netzel M, Netzel G, Tian Q, Schwartz S and Konczak I (2006) Sources of antioxidant activity in Australian native fruits. Identification and quantification of anthocyanins. J Agric Food Chem 54, 9820-6.

Page T, Moore GM, Will J and Halloran GM (2006) Onset and duration of stigma receptivity in Kunzea pomifera (Myrtaceae). Australian journal of botany. 54, 6.

Page T, Moore GM, Will J and Halloran GM (2006) Pollen viability in Kunzea pomifera (Myrtaceae) as influenced by sucrose concentration and storage. Australian journal of botany. 54, 6.

Pelton GA and Conran JG (2002) Comparison of two rolled sandy heath communities within a single fire patch in Ngarkat Conservation Park, South Australia. Austral Ecology 27, 85-93.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1442-9993.2002.01157.x

Ahmed AK and Johnson KA (2000) Turner Review no. 3: Horticultural development of Australian native edible plants. Australian journal of botany., 4.

(1889) RECORD OF CURRENT LITERATURE. Ann. Bot. os-3, 445-.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org

Celli GB, Pereira-Netto AB and Beta T Comparative analysis of total phenolic content, antioxidant activity, and flavonoids profile of fruits from two varieties of Brazilian cherry (Eugenia uniflora L.) throughout the fruit developmental stages. Food Research International 44, 2442-2451.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S096399691100007X

Marshall DL, Avritt JJ, Maliakal-Witt S, Medeiros JS and Shaner MGM The impact of plant and flower age on mating patterns. Ann. Bot. 105, 7-22.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/105/1/7

Tan AC, Hou D-X, Konczak I, Tanigawa S, Ramzan I and Sze DMY Native Australian fruit polyphenols inhibit COX-2 and iNOS expression in LPS-activated murine macrophages. Food Research International 44, 2362-2367.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996910005016

Tan AC, Konczak I, Ramzan I and Sze DMY Antioxidant and cytoprotective activities of native Australian fruit polyphenols. Food research international., 7.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.foodres.2010.10.023

 


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