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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nassella lepida

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nassella lepida

 

This species has also been known as:

Stipa eminens subsp. andersonii, Stipa eminens var. andersonii, Stipa hassei, Stipa lepida, Stipa lepida var. andersonii, Stipa lepida var. lepida

 

Common names:

Foothill Needlegrass, Foothills Nassella, Foothill Stipa, Small-Flowered Stipa, Small-Flowered Needlegrass, Smallflower Tussockgrass

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella lepida: 5]

 

 

Popularity of Nassella lepida over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Nassella lepida (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 Nassella lepida 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: 13]

 

California ecoregions (1), carbon addition (1), community assembly (1), functional traits (1), limiting similarity (1), multispecies sod (1), native sod (1), nitrogen (1), percent cover (1), phenology (1), population dynamics (1), revegetation practices (1), turf (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]

 

green manure (78.99), weed (17.47), medicinal (0.44), timber (0.40), fruit (0.32), poison (0.32), ornamental (0.20), starch (0.14), cereal (0.10), nutraceutical (0.10)…..

 

[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]

 

Villaseñor JL (2016) Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 559-902. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1870345316300707

Cleland EE, Larios L and Suding KN (2013) Strengthening Invasion Filters to Reassemble Native Plant Communities: Soil Resources and Phenological Overlap. Restoration Ecology 21, 390-398. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00896.x

Cleland EE, Larios L and Suding KN (2012) Strengthening Invasion Filters to Reassemble Native Plant Communities: Soil Resources and Phenological Overlap. Restoration Ecology, no-no. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00896.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella lepida: 5; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Cleland EE, Larios L and Suding KN (2012) Strengthening Invasion Filters to Reassemble Native Plant Communities: Soil Resources and Phenological Overlap. Restoration Ecology, no-no.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2012.00896.x

Stott LV, Dougher TAO and Rew LJ (2010) Developing Native Multispecies Sod: An Alternative Rehabilitation Method for Disturbed Lands. Restoration Ecology 18, 742-752.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2009.00532.x

Serrill WD (2006) Restoration Of Native Plants On Catalina Island California. NPJ 7, 4-14.  http://npj.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/7/1/4

Dremann CC and Shaw M (2002) Releasing the Native Seedbank: An Innovative Approach to Restoring a Coastal California Ecosystem. Ecological Rest. 20, 103-107.  http://er.uwpress.org

(1999) OTHER COMMUNITIES. Ecological Rest. 17, 82-a-83.  http://er.uwpress.org

 


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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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