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

Kyllinga nemoralis

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Kyllinga nemoralis

 

This species has also been known as:

Cyperus kyllingia f. humilis, Cyperus kyllingia f. subtriceps, Cyperus kyllingia f. tenuis, Cyperus leucocephalus, Kyllinga cephalotes, Kyllinga mindorensis, Kyllinga monocephala var. humilis, Kyllinga monocephala var. subtriceps, Kyllinga monocephala var. tenuis, Kyllinga planiculmis var. mucronata, Thryocephalon nemorale

 

Common names:

Whitehead Spikesedge, White Water Sedge

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Kyllinga nemoralis: 16]

 

 

Popularity of Kyllinga nemoralis over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Kyllinga nemoralis (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 Kyllinga nemoralis 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: 111]

 

Hepatotoxicity (4), kyllinga nemoralis (4), Agrobiodiversity (3), Biomass equations (3), Carbon sequestration (3), Homegarden size (3), Kyllinga (3), Species richness (3), Hepatoprotective (2), Rhizome (2), rhizomes (2), alien species (1), animal models (1), Aphid transmission (1), Bayesian inference (1), Carbon tetrachloride (1), Commelina diffusa (1), competitive ability (1), crop yield (1), crop-weed competition (1), Cucumber mosaic virus (1), Cynodon dactylon (1), Cypereae (1), Cyperoideae (1), descriptions (1), disturbance (1), dosage (1), dose response (1), Ducie (1), Epidemiology (1), flora (1), geographical distribution (1), growth forms (1), growth rate (1), Habitat segregation (1), Hawaii (1), Henderson (1), hepatoprotective effect (1), histopathology (1), identification (1), inflorescences (1), Internet resource (1), Invasive species (1), island biogeography (1), keys (1), kyllinga brevifolia (1), kyllinga gracillima (1), kyllinga odorata (1), kyllinga pumila (1), kyllinga squamulata (1), lawns and turf (1), Life-form strategy (1), liver function (1), medicinal plants (1), medicinal properties (1), molecular phylogeny (1), Nitric oxide (1), nnual weed growth (1), Oeno (1), oral administration (1), Pacific Islands (1), photosynthetic pathway (1), Pitcairn (1), plant competition (1), plant density (1), plant morphology (1), Potyvirus (1), rain forest (1), rats (1), Recolonization (1), roots (1), Shade house (1), shoots (1), South East Polynesia (1), South Pacific (1), succession (1), systematics (1), Tonga (1), Tongatapu (1), tree regeneration (1), Tumor necrosis factor-α (1), United States (1), Vanilla tahitensis (1), vegetation (1), Vegetation dynamic (1), Vitis thunbergii (1), weed biology (1), weed density (1), weed-crop competition (1), weeds (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]

 

ornamental (67.32), erosion control (10.16), phytoamelioration (6.26), biofuel (3.24), timber (1.50), fruit (1.09), allelopathy (1.04), starch (0.75), weed (0.73), cereal (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]

 

Paramakrishnan N, Jha S and Kumar KJ (2016) Effect of carboxymethylation on physicochemical, micromeritics and release characteristics of Kyllinga nemoralis starch. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 92, 543-549. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813016308327

de Rouw A, Soulileuth B and Huon S (2015) Stable carbon isotope ratios in soil and vegetation shift with cultivation practices (Northern Laos). Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 200, 161-168. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880914005180

Girardi C, Butaud JF, Ollier C, Ingert N, Weniger B, Raharivelomanana P and Moretti C (2015) Herbal medicine in the Marquesas Islands. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 161, 200-213. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874114007004

Paramakrishnan N, Jha S and Jayaram Kumar K (2015) Characterization and evaluation of smart starch from Kyllinga nemoralis. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 72, 1020-1026. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0141813014006795

Larridon I, Bauters K, Reynders M, Huygh W, Muasya AM, Simpson DA and Goetghebeur P (2013) Towards a new classification of the giant paraphyletic genus Cyperus (Cyperaceae): phylogenetic relationships and generic delimitation in C4Cyperus. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 172, 106-126. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12020

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Kyllinga nemoralis: 16; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

B. Mohan K (2011) Species richness and aboveground carbon stocks in the homegardens of central Kerala, India. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 140, 430-440.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880911000077

Kumar BM (2011) Species richness and aboveground carbon stocks in the homegardens of central Kerala, India. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 140, 430-440.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880911000077

Larridon I, Reynders M, et al. (2011) Affinities in C3Cyperus lineages (Cyperaceae) revealed using molecular phylogenetic data and carbon isotope analysis. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 167, 19-46.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8339.2011.01160.x

Somasundaram A, Karthikeyan R, Velmurugan V, Dhandapani B and Raja M (2010) Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Kyllinga nemoralis (Hutch & Dalz) rhizomes. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 127, 555-557.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109007090

Somasundaram A, Karthikeyan R, Velmurugan V, Dhandapani B and Raja M (2010) Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Kyllinga nemoralis (Hutch & Dalz) rhizomes. J Ethnopharmacol 127, 555-7.

Vrijdaghs A, Reynders M, Larridon I, Muasya AM, Smets E and Goetghebeur P (2010) Spikelet structure and development in Cyperoideae (Cyperaceae): a monopodial general model based on ontogenetic evidence. Ann. Bot. 105, 555-571.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/105/4/555

Hayasaka D, Fujiwara K and Box EO (2009) Recovery of sandy beach and maritime forest vegetation on Phuket Island (Thailand) after the major Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004. Applied Vegetation Science 12, 211-224.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-109X.2009.01017.x

Richard A, Farreyrol K, Rodier B, Leoce-Mouk-San K, Wong M, Pearson M and Grisoni M (2009) Control of virus diseases in intensively cultivated vanilla plots of French Polynesia. Crop Protection 28, 870-877.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0261219409001434

(2008) Appendix. In ‘Weed-Crop Competition’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 200-210. (Blackwell Publishing Professional). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470290224.app1

(2008) The Effect of Weed Density. In ‘Weed-Crop Competition’ (Ed.^(Eds  pp. 27-108. (Blackwell Publishing Professional). http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9780470290224.ch5

Paquin DG, Campbell S and Li QX (2004) Phytoremediation in subtropical Hawaii—A review of over 100 plant species. Remediation Journal 14, 127-139.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rem.20005

Wiser SK, Drake DR, Burrows LE and Sykes WR (2002) The potential for long-term persistence of forest fragments on Tongatapu, a large island in western Polynesia. Journal of Biogeography 29, 767-787.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2699.2002.00723.x

Bryson CT, Carter R, McCarty LB and Yelverton FH (1997) Kyllinga, a genus of neglected weeds in the continental United States. Weed technology : a journal of the Weed Science Society of America. 11, 838-842.

Florence J, Waldren S and Chepstow-Lusty AJ (1995) The flora of the Pitcairn Islands: a review. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 56, 79-119.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1095-8312.1995.tb01079.x

Kawabata O, Nishimoto RK and Tang CS (1994) Interference of two kyllinga species (Kyllinga nemoralis and Kyllinga brevifolia) on bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) growth. Weed technology : a journal of the Weed Science Society of America. 8, 83-86.

Unamma RPA and Akobundu IO (1989) Effects of tropical weeds on yield in white yam (Dioscorea rotundata Poir). Weed Research 29, 1-6.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3180.1989.tb00833.x

Deng J-S, Chang Y-C, Wen C-L, Liao J-C, Hou W-C, Amagaya S, Huang S-S and Huang G-J Hepatoprotective effect of the ethanol extract of Vitis thunbergii on carbon tetrachloride-induced acute hepatotoxicity in rats through anti-oxidative activities. Journal of Ethnopharmacology.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411200390X

Kumar BM Species richness and aboveground carbon stocks in the homegardens of central Kerala, India. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 140, 430-440.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880911000077

Somasundaram A, Karthikeyan R, Velmurugan V, Dhandapani B and Raja M Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Kyllinga nemoralis (Hutch & Dalz) rhizomes. Journal of ethnopharmacology. 127, 555-557.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2009.11.014

Somasundaram A, Karthikeyan R, Velmurugan V, Dhandapani B and Raja M Evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of Kyllinga nemoralis (Hutch & Dalz) rhizomes. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 127, 555-557.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109007090

Vrijdaghs A, Reynders M, Larridon I, Muasya AM, Smets E and Goetghebeur P Spikelet structure and development in Cyperoideae (Cyperaceae): a monopodial general model based on ontogenetic evidence. Ann. Bot. 105, 555-571.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/105/4/555

 


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