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

Neatostema apulum

 

 

This species is usually known as:

Neatostema apulum

 

This species has also been known as:

Lithospermum apulum, Lithospermum apulum, Margarospermum apulum, Myosotis apula, Rhytispermum apulum

 

No common names have been found

 

 

Trends (five databases) 1901-2013:
[Number of papers mentioning Neatostema apulum: 11]

 

 

Popularity of Neatostema apulum over time
[Left-hand Plot: Plot of numbers of papers mentioning Neatostema apulum (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 Neatostema apulum 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: 51]

 

Dry grassland (2), Seed bank (2), amabiline (1), amabiline-N-oxide (1), antiphage activity (1), Ants (1), Boraginaceae (1), Competitive exclusion (1), Crau (1), diaspore transfer (1), Dispersal (1), Distyly (1), Drylands (1), Ecological restoration (1), Embankment (1), Greece (1), herbaceous ecosystems (1), Heterostyly (1), Hydroseeding (1), Inhibition (1), ITS (1), Local disturbances (1), lycopsamine (1), lycopsamine-N-oxide. (1), medicinal plants (1), Mediterranean (1), Mediterranean community (1), Mosaic of herbaceous communities (1), Neatostema apulum (1), plant material transfer (1), Plant traits (1), pyrrolizidine alkaloids (1), Regional species pool (1), Restoration (1), Restoration ecology (1), Roadcut (1), Secondary succession (1), Seed rain (1), sheep grazing (1), Soil erosion (1), species richness (1), Steppe (1), Stress–productivity gradient (1), Style dimorphism (1), Teruel coalfield (1), Topsoil (1), trnK-matK (1), trnL-F (1), trnLUAA intron (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]

 

revegetation (38.16), boundary (14.97), cereal (13.65), tannin (9.00), ornamental (4.73), breeding (4.04), weed (3.39), medicinal (1.72), timber (1.58), fruit (1.26)…..

 

[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]

 

Bulot A, Provost E and Dutoit T (2014) A comparison of different soil transfer strategies for restoring a Mediterranean steppe after a pipeline leak (La Crau plain, South-Eastern France). Ecological Engineering 71, 690-702. //www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857414003516

Cohen JI (2014) A phylogenetic analysis of morphological and molecular characters of Boraginaceae: evolutionary relationships, taxonomy, and patterns of character evolution. Cladistics 30, 139-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cla.12036

Colegate SM, Gardner DR, Betz JM and Panter KE (2014) Semi-automated Separation of the Epimeric Dehydropyrrolizidine Alkaloids Lycopsamine and Intermedine: Preparation of their N-oxides and NMR Comparison with Diastereoisomeric Rinderine and Echinatine. Phytochemical Analysis 25, 429-438. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pca.2511

 

 

References 1901-2013 (and links to abstracts):
[Number of papers mentioning Neatostema apulum: 11; Any undated papers have been included at the end]

 

Coiffait-Gombault C, Buisson E and Dutoit T (2011) Hay Transfer Promotes Establishment of Mediterranean Steppe Vegetation on Soil Disturbed by Pipeline Construction. Restoration Ecology 19, 214-222.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1526-100X.2010.00706.x

de la Riva EG, Casado MA, Jiménez MD, Mola I, Costa-Tenorio M and Balaguer L (2011) Rates of local colonization and extinction reveal different plant community assembly mechanisms on road verges in central Spain. Journal of Vegetation Science 22, 292-302.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1654-1103.2010.01248.x

Ferrero V, Arroyo J, Vargas P, Thompson JD and Navarro L (2009) Evolutionary transitions of style polymorphisms in Lithodora (Boraginaceae). Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 11, 111-125.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1433831909000055

Moreno-de las Heras M, Nicolau JM and Espigares T (2008) Vegetation succession in reclaimed coal-mining slopes in a Mediterranean-dry environment. Ecological Engineering 34, 168-178.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0925857408001523

Buisson E, Dutoit T, Torre F, Römermann C and Poschlod P (2006) The implications of seed rain and seed bank patterns for plant succession at the edges of abandoned fields in Mediterranean landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 115, 6-14.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0167880905005566

Römermann C, Dutoit T, Poschlod P and Buisson E (2005) Influence of former cultivation on the unique Mediterranean steppe of France and consequences for conservation management. Biological Conservation 121, 21-33.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0006320704001636

Pugnaire FI and Lazaro R (2000) Seed Bank and Understorey Species Composition in a Semi-arid Environment: The Effect of Shrub Age and Rainfall. Ann. Bot. 86, 807-813.  http://aob.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/86/4/807

Delitheos A, Tiligada E, Yannitsaros A and Bazos I (1997) Antiphage activity in extracts of plants growing in Greece. Phytomedicine 4, 117-124.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0944711397800554

El-Shazly A, Sarg T, Ateya A, Abdel Aziz E, Witte L and Wink M (1996) Pyrrolizidine alkaloids of Cynoglossum officinale and Cynoglossum amabile (family boraginaceae). Biochemical Systematics and Ecology 24, 415-421.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/030519789600035X

Gómez-Campo C and Herranz-Sanz J (1993) Conservation of Iberian endemic plants: The botanical reserve of La Encantada (Villarrobledo, Albacete, Spain). Biological Conservation 64, 155-160.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/000632079390652H

Roeder E and Bourauel T (1992) Pyrrolizidine alkaloids from Neatostema apulum. Phytochemistry 31, 3613-3615.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/003194229283737J

 


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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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