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

Nama demissum

 

 

This species name was not found in The Plant List

 

This species has no synonyms in The Plant List

 

Common names:

Coville's Purplemat, Purple Mat, Purplemat

 

 

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

 

 

Popularity of Nama demissum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nama demissum (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 Nama demissum 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: 53]

 

Fire (3), Mojave Desert (3), Arid (2), Chronosequence (2), Desert (2), Disturbance (2), Flowering phenology (2), Herbarium records (2), Historical (2), Invasive (2), Joshua tree Woodland (2), Rodents (2), Succession (2), Urban (2), Vegetation (2), Aeolian (1), Bioturbation (1), Boraginaceae (1), Bromus (1), cell ultrastructure (1), cell walls (1), Diversity (1), Ecohydrology (1), Erodium (1), Grazing (1), Hydraulic conductivity (1), Mexico (1), plant morphology (1), Productivity (1), Roads (1), scanning electron microscopy (1), Schismus (1), species (1), taxonomy (1), testa (1), Western 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 (89.54), medicinal (1.33), fruit (0.97), poison (0.97), weed (0.74), ornamental (0.62), starch (0.44), cereal (0.31), nutraceutical (0.31), grain legume (0.31)..

 

[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]

 

Smith SD, Charlet TN, Zitzer SF, Abella SR, Vanier CH and Huxman TE (2014) Long-term response of a Mojave Desert winter annual plant community to a whole-ecosystem atmospheric CO2 manipulation (FACE). Global Change Biology 20, 879-892. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/gcb.12411

 

 

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

 

Neil KL, Landrum L and Wu J (2010) Effects of urbanization on flowering phenology in the metropolitan phoenix region of USA: Findings from herbarium records. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 440-444. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309003231

Vamstad MS and Rotenberry JT (2010) Effects of fire on vegetation and small mammal communities in a Mojave Desert Joshua tree woodland. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1309-1318. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631000100X

Shafer DS, Young MH, Zitzer SF, Caldwell TG and McDonald EV (2007) Impacts of interrelated biotic and abiotic processes during the past 125 000 years of landscape evolution in the Northern Mojave Desert, Nevada, USA. Journal of Arid Environments 69, 633-657. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196306004216

Brooks ML and Berry KH (2006) Dominance and environmental correlates of alien annual plants in the Mojave Desert, USA. Journal of Arid Environments 67, Supplement, 100-124. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196306002989

Brooks ML, Matchett JR and Berry KH (2006) Effects of livestock watering sites on alien and native plants in the Mojave Desert, USA. Journal of Arid Environments 67, Supplement, 125-147. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196306002990

Bacon JD (1987) Systematics of Nama (Hydrophyllaceae): seed coat morphology of Lemmonia californica and Nama species allied with Nama demissum. Aliso. 11, 441-450.

Neil KL, Landrum L and Wu J Effects of urbanization on flowering phenology in the metropolitan phoenix region of USA: Findings from herbarium records. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 440-444. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0140196309003231

Vamstad MS and Rotenberry JT Effects of fire on vegetation and small mammal communities in a Mojave Desert Joshua tree woodland. Journal of Arid Environments 74, 1309-1318. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S014019631000100X

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;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 http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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