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

Listing of Interesting Plants of the World:

Nassella tenuissima

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Nassella tenuissima

 

This species has also been known as:

Stipa cirrosa, Stipa geniculata, Stipa mendocina, Stipa oreophila, Stipa subulata, Stipa tenuissima, Stipa tenuissima f. colorata, Stipa tenuissima f. nana Parodi, Stipa tenuissima var. oreophila, Stipa tenuissima var. planicola, Stipa tenuissima var. tenuissima

 

Common names:

Finestem Needlegrass, Mexican Feathergrass, Mexican Feather Grass

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella tenuissima: 4]

 

 

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

 

Alien plants (2), Early warning (2), Ecosystem (2), Extensive (2), Guidelines (2), Invasiveness (2), Mediterranean regions (2), Native plants (2), Non-native plants (2), Substrate (2), Succulents (2), Weed risk assessment (WRA) (2)

 

[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]

 

aquatic (71.85), ornamental (14.86), timber (5.01), medicinal (1.14), fruit (0.83), poison (0.83), weed (0.63), starch (0.38), cereal (0.27), nutraceutical (0.26)…..

 

[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]

 

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

Dodd AJ, Ainsworth N, Burgman MA and McCarthy MA (2015) Plant extirpation at the site scale: implications for eradication programmes. Diversity and Distributions 21, 151-162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ddi.12262

Lamnatou C and Chemisana D (2015) Evaluation of photovoltaic-green and other roofing systems by means of ReCiPe and multiple life cycle–based environmental indicators. Building and Environment 93, Part 2, 376-384. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0360132315300457

Panetta FD (2015) Weed eradication feasibility: lessons of the 21st century. Weed Research 55, 226-238. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/wre.12136

Christin P-A, Osborne CP, Chatelet DS, Columbus JT, Besnard G, Hodkinson TR, Garrison LM, Vorontsova MS and Edwards EJ (2013) Anatomical enablers and the evolution of C4 photosynthesis in grasses. PNAS 110, 1381-1386. http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/4/1381

Dvorak BD and Volder A (2013) Plant establishment on unirrigated green roof modules in a subtropical climate. AoB Plants 5, pls049-. http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/0/pls049

Grice AC, Vanderduys EP, Perry JJ and Cook GD (2013) Patterns and processes of invasive grass impacts on wildlife in Australia. Wildlife Society Bulletin 37, 478-485. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/wsb.314

Hierro JL, Eren Ö, Villarreal D and Chiuffo MC (2013) Non-native conditions favor non-native populations of invasive plant: demographic consequences of seed size variation? Oikos 122, 583-590. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0706.2012.00022.x

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Nassella tenuissima: 4; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Christin P-A, Osborne CP, Chatelet DS, Columbus JT, Besnard G, Hodkinson TR, Garrison LM, Vorontsova MS and Edwards EJ (2013) Anatomical enablers and the evolution of C4 photosynthesis in grasses. PNAS 110, 1381-1386.  http://www.pnas.org/cgi/content/abstract/110/4/1381

Dvorak BD and Volder A (2013) Plant establishment on unirrigated green roof modules in a subtropical climate. AoB Plants 5, pls049-.  http://aobpla.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/5/0/pls049

Andreu J and Vilā M (2010) Risk analysis of potential invasive plants in Spain. Journal for Nature Conservation 18, 34-44.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S161713810900017X

Dvorak B and Volder A (2010) Green roof vegetation for North American ecoregions: A literature review. Landscape and Urban Planning 96, 197-213.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204610000782

Andreu J and Vilà M Risk analysis of potential invasive plants in Spain. Journal for Nature Conservation 18, 34-44.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S161713810900017X

Dvorak B and Volder A Green roof vegetation for North American ecoregions: A literature review. Landscape and Urban Planning 96, 197-213.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169204610000782

 


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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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